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slot machine

noun

Simple Definition of slot machine

  • : a machine used for gambling that starts when you put coins into it and pull a handle or press a button

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of slot machine

  1. 1 :  a machine whose operation is begun by dropping a coin into a slot

  2. 2 :  an originally coin-operated gambling machine that pays off according to the matching of symbols on wheels spun by a handle; also :  an electronic version of this machine

1891

First Known Use of slot machine

1891


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