accounting machine

noun

Definition of accounting machine

  1. 1 :  a key-operated machine which dates, codes, tabulates, adds, subtracts, or totals chiefly in the process of keeping business records (as accounts payable or receivable)

  2. 2 :  a business machine that selects information from punched cards fed into it, tabulates, adds, subtracts, or totals in various predeterminable ways, and prints the results

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1900

First Known Use of accounting machine

1900


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