Examples of airmail in a Sentence
The package was sent by airmail.
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In 1934, a former member of the administration of President Herbert Hoover, William MacCracken, was tried by the Senate and sentenced to imprisonment for impeding an investigation into airmail contracts.
Early that morning, a young airmail pilot, Charles Lindbergh, took off from Roosevelt Field on Long Island and flew his single-seat, single-engine Spirit of St. Louis in a nonstop arc to Paris.
His radio engineer, Eugene Donovan, patented the beacon transmitter in 1928, and the following year the USPS quit making those big concrete arrows to point airmail pilots on their way.
The team beat Ghana, allowed a stoppage-time equalizer to Portugal, lost to the eventual champion Germany and was a Wondo airmail away from reaching the quarterfinal.
Still, terrorists managed to acquire plastic explosives and the components needed to set it off—all shipped by airmail from Turkey.
Anyone who plays pickup ball knows the guy whose full-court, behind-the-back heave airmails you at least once per game.
But that didn’t stop an ambitious thief from crating himself up and shipping himself airmail.
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AIRMAIL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of airmail for English Language Learners
: the system used for sending mail by aircraft; also : mail sent by using this system
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