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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A machine that tabulates the amount of sales transactions, makes a permanent and cumulative record of them, and has a drawer in which cash can be kept.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A machine that tabulates the amount of sales transactions, makes a permanent and cumulative record of them, and has a drawer in which cash can be kept.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A device for recording the amount of cash received, usually having an automatic adding machine and a money drawer and exhibiting the amount of the sale.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A cash-box fitted with a hand-operated mechanism for exhibiting to the purchaser the amount of his purchase, unlocking and opening the cash drawer and recording and adding up all sums deposited in the drawer.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a cashbox with an adding machine to register transactions; used in shops to add up the bill

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