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cash register

noun
1.
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.
Also called sales register.
Origin of cash register
1875-1880
1875-80, Americanism
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  • But while schizophrenia may have opened the door, off-label sales opened the cash register.
  • Appoint a sales or pricing manager who can see that each cash register is accurately programmed to charge the current sale price.
  • The cardholder informs the cash register clerk that the purchase is exempt from state sales tax.
  • Operates a cash register, totals sales, and collects payment from customers.
  • Note the before and after renderings of the plaza you're standing in behind the cash register.
  • At the local supermarket the cash register shows prices in both currencies.
  • Remember your number-it sits on top your table in red plastic-to tell the guy at the cash register when he rings you up.
  • Cheating would be to get money in a restaurant, put it in your pocket, and never put it in the cash register.
  • Even seemingly strong names rarely translate into much power at the cash register.
  • Somebody walked off with the pizzeria's cash register, though it's unclear whether the two events were connected.
British Dictionary definitions for cash register

cash register

noun
1.
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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