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Definition of "automat" [automat]

  • A vending machine for food. (noun)
  • A cafeteria consisting of vending machines. (noun)

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Use "automat" in a sentence
  • "As shoppers stopped to purchase bread from an automat in a suburban Frankfurt Aldi one recent afternoon, many said they weren't terribly bothered by the distinction."
  • "The third-generation baker lobs 15 cents into the massive, beige-colored automat before him, presses a button and cocks his ear to the machine for any clues to what's transpiring inside."
  • "Adding insult, the automat goods cost about half the price of most bakeries 'fresh bread."