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.
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How to use cash register in a sentence
A second perpetrator pulled $475 from the cash register before the first ripped the gas station’s phone from the counter and smashed it.A secret algorithm is transforming DNA evidence. This defendant could be the first to scrutinize it. | Justin Jouvenal | July 13, 2021 | Washington Post
This progressed into taking funds by quietly approaching a cash register, opening it himself, taking a handful of cash.He Robbed a Taco Joint With a Toy Water Gun for $264. He Got Life in Prison. | Kate Briquelet | May 31, 2021 | The Daily Beast
It’s small-size Go stores use computer vision technology to track shoppers through the stores so they can walk out with their items without stopping at a cash register.Amazon brings its palm-scanning payment tech to Whole Foods | Rachel Lerman | April 21, 2021 | Washington Post
AB 1003If I were to steal $950 out of a business’s cash register or from someone’s pocket, I’d be prosecuted for theft.Sacramento Report: Gonzalez Measures Loom Large – Again – on ‘Job Killer’ List | Sara Libby | March 26, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
In Corpus Christi, De Los Santos says H-E-B has been proactive about placing protective barriers at cash registers and allowing workers ample time off if they feel sick.Without mask requirements, essential workers in Texas and Mississippi say they feel more vulnerable than ever | Abha Bhattarai | March 5, 2021 | Washington Post
Dressed entirely in beige, working the A-1 cash register, it was clear that Walt no longer wanted to be Heisenberg.Latest ‘Breaking Bad’ Episode, ‘Ozymandias,’ Is Most Action-Packed Yet | Andrew Romano | September 16, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
This is actually quite common in retail; consulting firms collect cash register data, and then sell data on, well, what's selling.
As I paid my check, my eye fell on a handout beside the cash register.Searching for the Ghost of Roger Miller in Erick, Okla. | Malcolm Jones | September 23, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Several years later, Moore recalls, he was attacked by a fellow employee while working the cash register at a retail store.Hunter Moore, Creator of ‘Revenge Porn’ Website Is Anyone Up?, Is the Internet’s Public Enemy No. 1 | Marlow Stern | March 13, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Standing by the cash register, she had no trouble as doubling as a salesgirl herself.
The real cause of his concern being, I suspected, the infrequency with which his cash register tinkled.The Holes and John Smith | Edward W. Ludwig
With apprehension rippling down his spine, Dave Miller reached across the cash register and touched the woman on the cheek.The Day Time Stopped Moving | Bradner Buckner
Upon impulse she quietly asked the man behind the cash register if he knew the driver.Ghost Beyond the Gate | Mildred A. Wirt
What we are blessedly free from is the red-plush Wellsian illusionism, and the click of Mr. Bennett's cash-register finish.Instigations | Ezra Pound
The ding of her husband's cash register and the click of her dangle bag mark the systole and diastole of married life.Bizarre | Lawton Mackall
British Dictionary definitions for cash register
a till with a keyboard that operates a mechanism for displaying and adding the amounts of cash received in individual sales
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