postage meter

noun

Definition of postage meter

: 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

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1914

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


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