postage meter

noun

: 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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web There was also the postage meter ID on the envelope. Chicago Tribune, 29 Sep. 2022 His father worked in sales at Pitney Bowes, the postage meter company. BostonGlobe.com, 28 Sep. 2019 His father worked in sales at Pitney Bowes, the postage meter company. BostonGlobe.com, 28 Sep. 2019 His father worked in sales at Pitney Bowes, the postage meter company. BostonGlobe.com, 28 Sep. 2019 His father worked in sales at Pitney Bowes, the postage meter company. BostonGlobe.com, 28 Sep. 2019 His father worked in sales at Pitney Bowes, the postage meter company. BostonGlobe.com, 28 Sep. 2019 His father worked in sales at Pitney Bowes, the postage meter company. BostonGlobe.com, 28 Sep. 2019 His father worked in sales at Pitney Bowes, the postage meter company. BostonGlobe.com, 28 Sep. 2019 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1914, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of postage meter was in 1914

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“Postage meter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postage%20meter. Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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