cash register
noun Date: 1879 a business machine that usually has a money drawer, indicates the amount of each sale, and records the amount of money received

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • cash register — ˈcash ˌregister noun [countable] a machine used in shops, restaurants etc to keep money in and record the amount of money received from each sale; = TILL * * * cash register UK US noun [C] (US also register) ► COMMERCE a machine in a store or… …   Financial and business terms

  • Cash register — 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. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cash register — cash registers N COUNT A cash register is a machine in a shop, pub, or restaurant that is used to add up and record how much money people pay, and in which the money is kept. Syn: till …   English dictionary

  • cash register — ☆ cash register n. a business machine, usually with a money drawer, used to register visibly the amount of each sale: receipts may be recorded and totaled on tapes …   English World dictionary

  • cash register — cash .register n a machine used in shops to keep the money in and record the amount of money received from each sale British Equivalent: till …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cash register — cash ,register noun count a machine with containers for holding bills and coins that shows customers in stores how much they have to pay …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • cash register — ► NOUN ▪ a machine used in shops for totalling and recording the amount of each sale and storing the money received …   English terms dictionary

  • Cash register — A cash register is a mechanical or electronic device for calculating and recording sales transactions, and an attached cash drawer for storing currency. The cash register also usually prints a receipt for the customer.In most cases the drawer can …   Wikipedia

  • cash register — (AmE also register) noun ⇨ See also ↑till ADJECTIVE ▪ computerized, electronic VERB + CASH REGISTER ▪ open ▪ work ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • cash register — a business machine that indicates to customers the amounts of individual sales, has a money drawer from which to make change, records and totals receipts, and may automatically calculate the change due. Also called sales register. [1875 80,… …   Universalium

  • cash register — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms cash register : singular cash register plural cash registers a machine with containers for holding notes and coins that shows customers in shops how much they have to pay …   English dictionary

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