vending machine


noun

a coin-operated machine for selling small articles, beverages, etc.

Nearby words

  1. vender,
  2. vendetta,
  3. vendeuse,
  4. vendible,
  5. vendidad,
  6. vendition,
  7. vendor,
  8. vendor placing,
  9. vendue,
  10. vendée

Origin of vending machine

First recorded in 1905–10

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British Dictionary definitions for vending machine

vending machine

noun

a machine that automatically dispenses consumer goods such as cigarettes, food, or petrol, when money is insertedAlso called: automat
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