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cash register

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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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RELATED WORDS

register, till, cashbox

Nearby words

cash mob, cash money, cash on delivery, cash on the barrelhead, cash ratio, cash register, cash up, cash value, cash, johnny, cash-and-carry, cash-book

Origin of cash register

An Americanism dating back to 1875–80
Also called sales register.

Definition for sales register (2 of 2)

sales register


noun

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British Dictionary definitions for sales register

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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