facing slip


facing slip
facing slip - A paper label attached to the top of a bundle that shows where the mail is to be distributed, the class and type of mail, and the country or military post office. (Also seeoptional endorsement line.)

Glossary of postal terms. 2014.

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  • slip stitch — slip′ stitch n. clo a loose stitch taken between two layers of fabric, as on a facing or hem, so as to be invisible on the right or outer side • Etymology: 1880–85 slip′ stitch , v.t. v.i …   From formal English to slang

  • slip-stitch — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ transitive verb Etymology: slip stitch : to sew with slip stitches slip stitch facing to a garment * * * /slip stich /, v.t., v.i. Sewing. to sew with slip stitches. [1895 1900] * * * slipˈ stitch transitive verb To join using slip… …   Useful english dictionary

  • slip stitch — noun a loose stitch catching only a thread or two of fabric; designed to be invisible from the right side • Hypernyms: ↑sewing stitch, ↑embroidery stitch * * * noun Etymology: slip (I) 1. : a concealed stitch for sewing folded edges (as hems,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • slip stitch — Sewing. a loose stitch taken between two layers of fabric, as on a facing or hem, so as to be invisible on the right side or outside surface, used in stoating. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

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  • label — A strip of paper (printed singly or in multiples) that shows destination, mail class or type, office of distribution, and routing instructions. It is placed in the label holders of cases, pouches, or sacks. Also, a type of directive that provides …   Glossary of postal terms

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