Definitions

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

  • n. A machine for computing and showing totals, especially a pari-mutuel machine showing the total number and amounts of bets at a racetrack.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a computer-like machine, at a racecourse, that registers bets and distributes the total amount bet among those who win

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A machine for registering and indicating the number and nature of bets made on horse races. Called also totalizer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as totalizer.

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

  • n. computer that registers bets and divides the total amount bet among those who won

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Examples

  • October 1895. toff: dandy, swell tote: short for totalizator, that is, someone who runs a betting pool, usually horse racing gilded youth: Fashionable, usually idle, young men. peeler man: police officer Find the poem online at: www. uq.edu.au My source for this recitation:

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  • Except, this - a gaming operator of the totalizator, which is licensed to execute its activity in Connecticut and Netherlands and - a telephone companies of the presenting supplier prepaid telephone cards.

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  • Man from Snowy River and Other Verses "published 20 October 1895. toff: dandy, swell tote: short for totalizator, that is, someone who runs a betting pool, usually horse racing gilded youth: Fashionable, usually idle, young men. peeler man: police officer Find the poem online at: www. uq.edu.au My source for this recitation:" Banjo Paterson Favourites "1993 Penguin

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  • The totalizator that stood on the infield was an antique.

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  • The winning post was opposite and beside it, on the other side of the track, was the huge totalizator that would carry the names of the horses and jockeys and odds, race by race.

    Noble House

  • Then he saw the big clock over the totalizator and groaned.

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  • The totalizator was owned and operated by the Turf Club, as was the course.

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  • By the way, what do you think the totalizator paid

    The Path of a Star

  • La.; racetrack operations in Arlington Heights, Ill.; and a casino resort in CDI also owns the country's premier account-wagering company, TwinSpires.com, and other advance-deposit wagering providers; the totalizator company, United Tote; and a collection of gaming- and racing-related media, telecommunications and data companies, including Bluff Media.

  • CDI also owns the country's premier account-wagering company, TwinSpires.com, and other advance-deposit wagering providers; the totalizator company, United Tote; and a collection of racing-related telecommunications and data companies.

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