noun Date: 1961 a self-service laundry where the machines are operated by coins

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  • coin-op — [koin′äp΄] adj. Informal coin operated * * * …   Universalium

  • coin-op — [koin′äp΄] adj. Informal coin operated …   English World dictionary

  • coin-op — 1. adjective /ˈkɔɪnˌɒp/ Operated by coins. Let’s first go to that coin op car wash so I can get cleaned up. 2. noun /ˈkɔɪnˌɒp/ A coin operated device, such as an arcade game or penny arcade …   Wiktionary

  • coin-op — ● ►en n. m. ►JEU Coin Operated. jeu d arcade qui se met en marche quand on y insère une pièce de monnaie ( a coin en anglais). http://zx …   Dictionnaire d'informatique francophone

  • coin-op — noun a machine operated by the insertion of coins …   English new terms dictionary

  • coin-op|er|at|ed — «KOYN OP uh RAY tihd», adjective. put into operation by the insertion of a coin or coins: »Machines which sell can, cigarettes, and soft drinks, and washing machines in laundromats, are coin operated …   Useful english dictionary

  • coin-in-the-slot — coinˈ operated, coinˈopˈ or coin in the slotˈ adjective (of a machine) operated by inserting a coin in a slot • • • Main Entry: ↑coin …   Useful english dictionary

  • coin-operated — coin′ op erated adj. cvb inf activated by the insertion of a coin or coins into a slot: a coin operated washing machine[/ex] • Etymology: 1955–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • coin-operated — /koyn op euh ray tid/, adj. Informal. 1. Also, coin op /koyn op /. activated by inserting a coin or coins into a slot: a coin operated washing machine. n. 2. a coin operated machine. 3. a place with such machines, esp. a self service laundry.… …   Universalium

  • coin — n. & v. n. 1 a piece of flat usu. round metal stamped and issued by authority as money. 2 (collect.) metal money. 1 make (coins) by stamping. 2 make (metal) into coins. 3 invent or devise (esp. a new word or phrase). Phrases and idioms:… …   Useful english dictionary

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