- (slot machine): From originating with machines with fruit pictures
- (criminology): From being a machine used to identify fruits (“homosexuals”)
- (food): From being a machine containing fruits
- (Britain, gambling) A slot machine, especially one having spinning wheels identified with pictures of fruit.
- (Canada, criminology, slang) A device developed to identify homosexual people by measuring their physical responses to different kinds of pornography.
- (food) A vending machine which handles fruit