point-of-sale


point-of-sale
/poynt"euhv sayl"/, n., pl. points-of-sale, adj.
n.
1. the store, dealer, or other retail outlet where an item is sold: from manufacturer to point-of-sale.
adj.
2. designating or in use at a point-of-sale, cashier's desk, or check-out counter; point-of-purchase.
3. (in retailing) of or pertaining to a customer-checkout system that uses automated devices linked to a computer, as a terminal (point-of-sale terminal) that directly transmits sales data as part of a computerized system for accounting and inventory control. Abbr.: P.O.S., POS
[1950-55]

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