a line of text after the address on a piece of correspondence, directing it to a particular person or department.
Obviously the chain of reasoning must start from the attention line.
Practical English Composition: Book II. Edwin L. Miller
- Attention span
the interval during which an individual can concentrate, as on a single object, idea, or activity. Contemporary Examples The mission of the press is to spread culture while destroying the attention span. The Kaffeehaus Canon George Prochnik December 30, 2010 The more interactive the medium, the more it will stunt the attention span. Pulling the […]
the act or faculty of attending, especially by directing the mind to an object. Psychology. a concentration of the mind on a single object or thought, especially one preferentially selected from a complex, with a view to limiting or clarifying receptivity by narrowing the range of stimuli. a state of consciousness characterized by such concentration. […]
characterized by or giving ; observant: an attentive audience. thoughtful of others; considerate; polite; courteous: an attentive host. Contemporary Examples In the meetings, Rubio was an attentive listener, according to one person in the room. Marco Rubio Really Loves Israel and Has Pictures to Prove It Eli Lake February 20, 2013 By 1981, Zia ul-Haq […]
characterized by or giving ; observant: an attentive audience. thoughtful of others; considerate; polite; courteous: an attentive host. Contemporary Examples I also find it kind of hard to believe that the conference and convention industry listens that attentively to the president. What Happens in Vegas Michael Tomasky September 23, 2012 Historical Examples Her tone struck […]