Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
mail slot \mail slot\ n. A usually horizontal slot in a door through which mail can be delivered. It often has a hinged cover to keep the opening cloised when not in use.
n. A slot in a wall or door through which mail is delivered.
n. a slot (usually in a door) through which mail can be delivered
Mail Slot may refer to:
- Mail slot, a type of mail receptacle
- MailSlot, a type of interprocess communication
Usage examples of "mail slot".
Two identical strips for Lieutenant Achael, one direct to his E-mail slot, and one to Weapons Officer.
Brun discovered she had a reputation which had preceded her (how, she couldn't figure out)someone on the Bucclos Success had spread the word that she was a hard worker and trouble-free, so she had offers posted to her mail slot by the time she thought to check it.
Back in the living room again, he poked about, searching for the familiar mail slot, the recessed wall cavity which should have contained todays mail.
Back in the living room again, he poked about, searching for the familiar mail slot, the recessed wall cavity which should have contained today's mail.
He hit box 5841-check under his doormat, grab the key, check his mail slot.
On his way out, he paused to drop the key through the mail slot of the concierge's door.
The King of Tibet slowly and steadily thrust the head back into the mail slot and walked away.