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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Boike selected Cupid for the first postage meter and chamber executive secretary Doris Pfeister agreed to stamp the postage on any that came through the chamber. Chuck Gibson, Cincinnati.com, "Valentine's Ladies spread love all around Loveland," 13 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of postage meter

1914, in the meaning defined above

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postage meter

noun

English Language Learners Definition of postage meter

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

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