bank machine

noun

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

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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, sandiegouniontribune.com, "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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1968, in the meaning defined above

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