Definition of cash register noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

cash register

 noun
noun
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; NAmE
 
(British English also till)(North American English also register) In the store
 
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a machine used in shops/stores, restaurants, etc. that has a drawer for keeping money in, and that shows and records the amount of money received for each thing that is sold See related entries: In the storeExtra examples He gave her $10 from the cash register. Put the money straight into the cash register. Their success is ringing cash registers. There weren’t enough people on the cash registers. an idea that has set cash registers ringing all over the country
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