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mail:

see postal servicepostal service,
arrangements made by a government for the transmission of letters, packages, and periodicals, and for related services. Early courier systems for government use were organized in the Persian Empire under Cyrus, in the Roman Empire, and in medieval Europe.
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mail

Dispatches of correspondence and other objects tendered by and intended for delivery to postal administrations (ICAO).

mail

the hard protective shell of such animals as the turtle and lobster

mail

(messaging)
1. electronic mail.

2. The Berkeley Unix program for composing and reading electronic mail. It normally uses sendmail to handle delivery.

Unix manual page: mail(1)

mail

(1) Synonymous with e-mail when dealing with computer applications.

(2) (Mail) The e-mail clients in the Mac and Windows. Mail was the name of the Mac client before Microsoft adopted it for Windows 8. See Mac Mail and Windows Mail.
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Constitution effectively created a set of mailable materials, and
So there is a 'world of difference' between the broader market data on an interest area, and the actual mailable and promotable universe," Lee says.
Council of Greenburgh Civic Ass'ns, the Court upheld a federal law (118) which provided that "[w]hoever knowingly and willfully deposits any mailable matter .
Customers can send their postal lists to his company or others, and the vendors will match the list with a database of email addresses that are mailable and then send a request for email permission to the individuals on the list.
Robert Myers, a former publisher of The New Republic, told us about how, in the 1960s, he had put together a group of small-circulation magazines whose purpose was precisely to promote their common postal interests and which had even come up with a constructive proposal that he persuaded congressman Morris Udall to introduce as legislation: that the first 250,000 copies (in Udall's bill, it was only 25,000) of all publications be mailable at reduced rates.
The argument I am making gains added force in light of the kinds of postcards that remained mailable in 1908 and after.
These mailable agents are stored in a single file that requires no additional software to run.
One company hosted a cigar social by coiling an invitation around a cigar in a mailable plastic tube.