Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

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certified mail a postal service that, for a fee, guarantees the delivery of first-class uninsured mail by requiring the addressee to sign for it. [2 definitions]
chain mail flexible armor made of metal links or scalelike plates joined together.
coat of mail a protective garment made of interlinked rings or overlapping plates of metal, worn in the Middle Ages.
direct mail advertisements, appeals for donations, and the like, mailed to a large number of people.
e-mail the practice or system by which messages may be typed into one computer terminal and sent by telephone, cable, or wireless to another computer terminal; electronic mail. [4 definitions]
electronic mail messages typed into a computer terminal and sent via telephone cable to another terminal.
fan mail correspondence received by a prominent or famous person that contains expressions of praise or admiration.
junk mail unsolicited mail, usu. in the form of advertisements or requests for monetary contributions.
mail carrier one whose job is to deliver mail.
mail order an order for goods that are available through the mail.
mail-order house a company or firm that does its business through the mail.
registered mail mail that is accompanied by the signature of each postal handler and must be signed for by the addressee, to provide a record that it has been delivered.
royal mail in the UK, the governmental organization that oversees the delivery of mail.
voice mail a telephone system that records and stores messages left by callers which can be retrieved by subscribers by dialing the central computer. [2 definitions]