out-tray
out-tray out-tray n. a wood or metal receptacle placed on a desk to hold documents which have been processed, prior to transfer to a different person.

Syn: out-basket. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • out tray — UK US noun [countable] [singular out tray plural out trays] british a container on your desk where you keep letters or documents that are ready to be sent or put somewhere else Thesaurus: containers for letters, documents and office equipment …   Useful english dictionary

  • out tray — UK US noun [C] (also outbox, also US out basket) ► WORKPLACE a container where a person puts letters and other documents that need to be sent to other departments or organizations: »As usual, the amount in his in tray was significantly more than… …   Financial and business terms

  • out-tray — ˈout tray noun [countable] OFFICE a container used to hold letters, papers etc that have been dealt with; = out basket AmE compare in tray …   Financial and business terms

  • out tray — out trays also out tray N COUNT An out tray is a shallow container used in offices to put letters and documents in when they have been dealt with and are ready to be sent somewhere else. Ant: in tray …   English dictionary

  • out tray — n a box on an office desk where you put work and letters which are ready to be posted or put away →↑in tray …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • out tray — ► NOUN ▪ a tray on a desk for letters and documents that have been dealt with …   English terms dictionary

  • out tray — out ,tray noun count BRITISH an OUT BOX on an office desk …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • out tray — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms out tray : singular out tray plural out trays British a container on your desk where you keep letters or documents that are ready to be sent or put somewhere else …   English dictionary

  • out-tray — see out tray …   English dictionary

  • out tray — tray where outgoing mail is placed …   English contemporary dictionary

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