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totalizator

[toht-l-uh-zey-ter]
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noun
  1. an apparatus for registering and indicating the total of operations, measurements, etc.
  2. a pari-mutuel machine.
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Origin of totalizator

First recorded in 1875–80; totalize + -ator
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OTBtotetotalizatortotalizer

British Dictionary definitions for totalizator

totalizator

totalizer, totalisator or totaliser

noun
  1. a system of betting on horse races in which the aggregate stake, less an administration charge and tax, is paid out to winners in proportion to their stake
  2. the machine that records bets in this system and works out odds, pays out winnings, etc
  3. an apparatus for registering totals, as of a particular function or measurement
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US and Canadian term (for senses 1, 2): pari-mutuel
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