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postage meter

noun

Simple Definition of postage meter

  • : a machine that stamps pieces of mail to show that postage has been paid

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of postage meter

  1. :  a machine that prints postal indicia on pieces of mail, records the amount of postage, and subtracts it from a total paid amount for which the machine has been set

1927

First Known Use of postage meter

1927


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