bank machine


Definition of bank machine

: a computerized electronic machine that performs basic banking functions : atm Plus she needed to pay a visit to the bank machine and there were a few other odds-and-ends she wanted to pick up.— Diane Shoemperlen

Examples of bank machine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Romona Poole said that in addition to getting the lottery cards, her father also withdrew $200 from a bank machine. Washington Post, "Man charged with killing 81-year-old in robbery attempt in Northeast Washington," 23 Sep. 2020 The Golden State Warriors, meanwhile, who for several seasons seemed built on happiness, are a sad and broken team, wrecked by injuries and defections, playing in a shiny arena with the soul of a bank machine. Louisa Thomas, The New Yorker, "Giving Thanks for Luka Doncic," 26 Nov. 2019 Two men, faces covered, approached the bank machine around 3:15 a.m., according to the surveillance video. Howard Cohen, miamiherald, "Two Florida men use a blow torch on an ATM. But they ‘bungled the job,’ cops say," 4 June 2019 The ATMs are not your traditional bank machine that allows users to take cash out of checking or savings accounts. Phillip Molnar,, "Bitcoin ATMs popping up around San Diego," 16 Jan. 2018 Cash is in short supply, so bank machines have huge line-ups. Josh Hafner, USA TODAY, "Puerto Rico: This artist's sketches show why you should pay attention," 27 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of bank machine

1968, in the meaning defined above

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1 Oct 2020

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“Bank machine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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