mail slot


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mail slot, letter slot

A small opening, often with a hinged closer, which is set in an exterior door, sidelight, etc., and through which mail is delivered.
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Lyons has become a student of Barton's time in Washington, and he read in the records she kept for the government that there was so much mail from families looking for soldiers that she had a mail slot carved into the office door.
They are no more information than is a magnet that attracts iron but not plastic or a mail slot through which large packages cannot fit.
But as the postie tried to push the door open from the inside, by putting his hand down the mail slot, his fingers got trapped in an anti-theft device.
Most laid-off employees are reabsorbed into the workplace sooner or later, having undergone in the interim the stress of being without work while the bills continue to pour in through the mail slot.
A month or so after each semester ends, a sealed brown envelope stamped "Confidential" in bright red ink arrives in my school mail slot.
One Sprint employee was fired in late October 2001 for putting coffee creamer in an envelope and leaving it in another employee's mail slot.
The exterior features a mail slot, picture windows with shutters and a working doorbell that makes six sounds.
Two college students told of dropping their finals through a mail slot and driving cross-country to join Evans.
Mail Slot 41, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA; fax: 501-661-2055; e-mail: jdillaha@healthyarkansas.
CD and DVD media can be imported and exported with a mail slot or in bulk with magazines.
According to Overland the LoaderXpess is the industry's first autoloader to incorporate a bar code reader, a true mail slot, a removable magazine for bulk loading/unloading of cartridges and a large four-line interactive display with 20 characters per line.
That is why there is no return to the Greeks, not only because the return to the departing mail slot is impossible, but because for the Greeks, sending, beginning, the opening of Being, cannot appear as such, precisely because they were entirely immersed, and even ruined themselves, in it"(p.