airmail

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See also: air mail

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Etymology[edit]

air +‎ mail

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛə.meɪl/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

airmail (countable and uncountable, plural airmails)

  1. The system of conveying mail using aircraft.
  2. The items of mail so carried.

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Verb[edit]

airmail (third-person singular simple present airmails, present participle airmailing, simple past and past participle airmailed)

  1. (transitive) To send mail by air.
  2. (baseball) To (unintentionally) throw the ball well over a fielder's head where that fielder is unable to make a play on the ball.

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