automated teller machine

automated-teller machine

[aw-tuh-mey-tid tel-er]
noun
an electronic banking machine that dispenses cash, accepts deposits, and performs other services when a customer inserts a plastic card and pushes the proper coded buttons. Abbreviation: ATM
Also called automated teller, automatic-teller machine, cash machine, money machine.


Origin:
1980–85

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automated teller machine
 
n
ATM a computerized cash dispenser

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