electronic cash register


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electronic cash register

[i‚lek′trän·ik ′kash ‚rej·ə·stər]
(engineering)
A system for automatically checking out goods from retail food stores, consisting of a device that scans packages and reads symbols imprinted on the label, and a computer that converts the symbol information to tell a cash register the price of the item; the computer can also keep records of sales and inventories. Abbreviated ECR.
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