fruit machine


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fruit machine

n
Brit a gambling machine that pays out when certain combinations of diagrams, usually of fruit, are displayed

fruit machine

slot machine
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fruit machine - a coin-operated gambling machine that produces random combinations of symbols (usually pictures of different fruits) on rotating dials; certain combinations win money for the player
one-armed bandit, slot - a slot machine that is used for gambling; "they spend hours and hours just playing the slots"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Translations
hrací automat
spilleautomat
peliautomaatti
automat za kockanje
スロットマシン
슬롯머신
spelautomat
เครื่องหยอดเหรียญสำหรับเล่นการพนัน
máy đánh bạc điện tử

fruit machine

n (Brit) → slot-machine f inv, macchina f mangiasoldi inv

fruit machine

آلَةُ القِمَار hrací automat spilleautomat Spielautomat κουλοχέρης tragamonedas, tragaperras peliautomaatti machine à sous automat za kockanje slot machine スロットマシン 슬롯머신 fruitautomaat spilleautomat automat do gry máquina caça-níqueis, máquina de sumos игральный автомат spelautomat เครื่องหยอดเหรียญสำหรับเล่นการพนัน slot makinesi máy đánh bạc điện tử 水果赌博机
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