slot machine

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slot machine (plural slot machines)

  1. Any machine operated by placing a coin or token into a slot.
  2. A gambling machine so operated; a fruit machine or one-armed bandit.
  3. A vending machine.
  4. (poker slang) three of a kind sevens

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  • 2005 Benjamin Crowell - The Modern Revolution in Physics
    As an illustration of a general technique for calculating odds, suppose you are playing a 25-cent slot machine.
  • 1998 Eva Hemmungs Wirtén - Global Infatuation: explorations in transnational publishing and texts
    The paperback selling slot-machine was only one resourceful trade invention, . . .

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