window envelope
noun Date: 1914 an envelope having an opening through which the address on the enclosure is visible

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • window envelope — An envelope with one or two openings (cutouts) on the address side through which a delivery address or barcode printed on the letter or insert placed in the envelope can be read. The openings must be covered with transparent material (such as… …   Glossary of postal terms

  • window envelope — UK US noun [C] WORKPLACE ► an envelope with a small area of clear plastic in the front that allows the address written on the letter or document inside to be seen …   Financial and business terms

  • window envelope — n. an envelope with a transparent panel, through which the address on the enclosure can be seen …   English World dictionary

  • window envelope — noun an envelope with a transparent panel that reveals the address on the enclosure • Hypernyms: ↑envelope • Part Meronyms: ↑window * * * noun : an envelope having a transparent panel through which the address on the enclosure is visible * * * an …   Useful english dictionary

  • window envelope — envelope which has a small opening through which one can read the destination address …   English contemporary dictionary

  • window envelope — /ˈwɪndoʊ ɛnvəloʊp/ (say windoh envuhlohp) noun an envelope with a square of transparent paper on the front through which the address at the top of the letter can be seen. Also, window face envelope …   Australian English dictionary

  • window envelope — A common form of envelope used in the transmission of letters by mail, a rectangular bit of the front being of transparent material , so that the address typed on the letter enclosed shows through, serving thereby as an address for the envelope …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • window envelope — an envelope with a transparent opening through which the address on the enclosure may be read. [1915 20] * * * …   Universalium

  • window — [win′dō] n. [ME windoge < ON vindauga, window, lit., wind eye < vindr, WIND2 + auga, an eye; akin to Ger auge, EYE] 1. a) an opening in a building, vehicle, or container, for letting in light or air or for looking through, usually having a… …   English World dictionary

  • envelope — n. 1) to address; seal an envelope 2) a pay envelope (AE; BE has pay packet) 3) a self addressed; stamped; window envelope USAGE NOTE: AE has stamped self addressed envelope; BE has stamped addressed envelope. * * * [ envələʊp] seal an envelope… …   Combinatory dictionary

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