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Princeton's WordNet

  1. postcard, post card, postal card, mailing-card(noun)

    a card for sending messages by post without an envelope


  1. postcard(Noun)

    A rectangular piece of thick paper or thin cardboard intended to be written on and mailed without an envelope. In the case of a picture postcard one side carries a picture or photograph.


  1. Postcard

    A postcard or post card is a rectangular piece of thick paper or thin cardboard intended for writing and mailing without an envelope. In some places, it is possible to send them for a lower fee than for a letter. Stamp collectors distinguish between postcards and postal cards. While a postcard is usually printed by a private company, individual or organization, a postal card is issued by the relevant postal authority. The United States Postal Service defines a postcard as: rectangular, at least 3+¹⁄2 inches high × 5 inches long × 0.007 inches thick and no more than 4+¹⁄4 inches high × 6 inches long × 0.016 inches thick. However, some postcards have deviated from this. The study and collecting of postcards is termed deltiology.

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  1. Alex
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How to say postcard in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of postcard in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of postcard in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of postcard in a Sentence

  1. Maggie McClure and Shane Henry:

    The 'Happiest of Holidays' song is like a postcard to our family, because we couldn't make it home this year for Christmas, but here's a postcard from all the places we've been out here on the West Coast, we can't see you this year for Christmas, but we'll make sure we're home next year.

  2. Steven Mnuchin:

    As part of the historic Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, this Administration committed to making taxes simple and fair for American families. We are delivering on this promise, the new, postcard-size Form 1040 is designed to simplify and expedite filing tax returns, providing much-needed relief to hardworking taxpayers.

  3. Melody Gardot:

    It can make us feel a little more connected despite what is going on. We cannot touch each other, we cannot travel, this is kind of a postcard.

  4. Steven Mnuchin:

    Over 90 percent of Americans are going to fill out taxes on that postcard or a virtual electronic postcard, this is about simplifying taxes and simplifying the business system.

  5. John Daly:

    I drove it well, hit irons well, it was one of those rounds. I have five gimmes for birdies, made a couple of par putts. I was never in any trouble. I can't remember any day when Pebble was so subdued. The whole course looked like a postcard. Ever since I've been a pro, I've never seen it look that pretty.

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