A machine used in places of business for regulating money transactions with customers. It typically has a compartmental drawer for cash, and it totals, displays, and records the amount of each sale.
- I walked quickly back to the counter and pulled out a piece of paper and pen from a drawer below the cash register.
- You're more likely to end up with dust on the countertops than money in the cash register.
- There was a time when the only type of register to be found in a supermarket was the cash register that held the money at the checkout.
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