surface mail


noun

the system, especially a government postal system, of sending mail by truck, train, or boat, as opposed to airmail.
mail sent by this system.

Nearby words

  1. surface effect ship,
  2. surface effect vehicle,
  3. surface epithelium,
  4. surface friction drag,
  5. surface integral,
  6. surface noise,
  7. surface of light and shade,
  8. surface of projection,
  9. surface of revolution,
  10. surface plate

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British Dictionary definitions for surface mail

surface mail

noun

mail transported by land or seaCompare airmail
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