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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 email when dealing with computer applications.

(2) (Mail) The email 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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Critique: Deftly crafted by a master of the storytelling skills, author Erika Mailman presents an inherently compelling novel that will prove to be a riveting read from cover to cover.
The new study adds to the evidence that closing this coal-burning power plant was beneficial to the health and future well-being of newborns there," says Perera, director of the Columbia Center for Children's Environmental Health and professor of Environmental Health Sciences at the Mailman School of Public Health.
Mailman said her father was particularly involved with the Treasure Valley Scout Reservation in Rutland, making sure it was maintained and the scouts had everything they needed to get their badges.
In the 1960s, four amateur Aboriginal would-be singers (Deborah Mailman, Jessica Mauboy, Shari Sebbens, Miranda Tapsell) team up with a boozy wannabe impresario (a fantastically funny performance from O'Dowd) to try to hit the big time - and find themselves singing for troops in Vietnam.
One mailman noted: "We never get to bring good news anymore.
Rundle, DrPH, a professor of epidemiology at Columbia's Mailman School of Public Health.
At nine the next morning the mailman comes to the gate.
By Erika Mailman (Berkeley: Heyday Press, 2006, 256 pp.
Allen Mailman has resigned as senior vice president of technology, a job he's held since 1999.
Just today, as the publication arrived, I thought to myself, My mailman sure must think I get a lot of porn
It's a shared services-environment, so without the data connection the newspaper sites themselves were helpless, non-functional," Al Mailman, Journal Register's senior vice president of technology, said in an interview Tuesday.
The 3,600 s/f space is designed by Guenther 5 Architects and administered by The Children's Health Fund (in collaboration with the Harlem Children's Health Project, the Harlem Children's Zone, and the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University).