Definitions

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

  • n. Chiefly British An automated teller machine.

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  • n. An automated teller machine.

Etymologies

From Cashpoint™, a registered trademark of Lloyds Bank, from cash + point (Wiktionary)

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  • Yeah, I think ATM is gradually usurping this and cash machine.

    February 5, 2009

  • ATM seems to be in general use in Britain but I did have heard a few people saying this.

    February 4, 2009