cash register


noun

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.

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Also called sales register.

Origin of cash register

An Americanism dating back to 1875–80
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cash register

noun

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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