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poll

 (pōl)
n.
1. The casting and registering of votes in an election.
2. The number of votes cast or recorded.
3. polls
a. The places where votes are cast and registered during an election, considered as a group: The polls close in this state at 8:00.
b. A place where votes are cast and registered: I went to the polls before work to cast a vote.
4. A survey of the public or of a sample of public opinion to acquire information.
5. The head, especially the top of the head where hair grows.
6. The blunt or broad end of a tool such as a hammer or axe.
v. polled, poll·ing, polls
v.tr.
1. To receive (a given number of votes).
2. To receive or record the votes of: polling a jury.
3. To cast (a vote or ballot).
4. To question in a survey; canvass.
5. To cut off or trim (hair, horns, or wool, for example); clip.
6. To trim or cut off the hair, wool, branches, or horns of: polled the sheep; polled the trees.
v.intr.
To vote at the polls in an election.

[Middle English pol, head, from Middle Low German or Middle Dutch.]

poll′er n.

polling

(ˈpəʊlɪŋ)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy)
a. the casting or registering of votes at an election
b. (as modifier): polling day.
2. the conducting of a public opinion poll
3. (Computer Science) computing the automatic interrogation of terminals by a central controlling machine to determine if they are ready to receive or transmit messages
Translations
kiertokysely
électioninvitation à émettrescrutation
anketiranje

polling

[ˈpəʊlɪŋ]
A. Nvotación f
polling will be on Thursdaylas elecciones se celebrarán el jueves, se votará el jueves
polling has been heavyha votado un elevado porcentaje de los electores
B. CPD polling booth Ncabina f electoral
polling day Ndía m de las elecciones
polling place N (US) = polling station polling station Ncentro m electoral

polling

[ˈpəʊlɪŋ] n
(British) (= voting) → scrutin m
(= opinion surveying) → sondages mpl
Their polling indicates that → Leurs sondages indiquent que ...polling booth n (British)isoloir mpolling day n (British)jour m des électionspolling place (US) nbureau m de votepolling station n (British)bureau m de votepoll rating ncote f de popularité

polling

n
Stimmabgabe f, → Wahl f; polling will be on Thursdaydie Wahl ist am Donnerstag; polling has been heavydie Wahlbeteiligung war (sehr) hoch or stark; the polling was extremely lowdie Wahlbeteiligung war äußerst gering
(Comput, Internet) → Polling nt

polling

:
polling booth
nWahlkabine f, → Wahlzelle f
polling card
nWahlausweis m
polling day
n (esp Brit) → Wahltag m
polling station
n (Brit) → Wahllokal nt

polling

[ˈpəʊlɪŋ] n
a. (Brit) (Pol) → votazioni fpl
polling has been heavy → c'è stata un'alta percentuale di votanti
b. (Comput) → interrogazione f ciclica, polling m
References in classic literature ?
During the whole time of the polling, the town was in a perpetual fever of excitement.
For certainly grapes (as the Scripture saith) will not be gathered of thorns or thistles; either can justice yield her fruit with sweetness, amongst the briars and brambles of catching and polling clerks, and ministers.
They seemed to our poor wits, and according to their own accounts, to be constantly polling people by tens of thousands, yet never bringing their candidates in for anything.
There had been a quantity of printing, and promising, and proxying, and polling, and it appeared to have imparted great liveliness to all concerned, except the pensioners--who were not elected yet.
And then finally, when election day came, the packing houses posted a notice that men who desired to vote might remain away until nine that morning, and the same night watchman took Jurgis and the rest of his flock into the back room of a saloon, and showed each of them where and how to mark a ballot, and then gave each two dollars, and took them to the polling place, where there was a policeman on duty especially to see that they got through all right.
I will fling a hint at it from the stump on the polling day.
It ordered the re-polling for four polling stations in Lower Dir, where results were declared void.
Total number of polling stations set up in the constituency is 92 with 368 polling booths.
As voters around the country flock to polling sites on Election Day, the final presidential polls released Tuesday hinted at a slim popular-vote victory for Republican Donald Trump over Democrat Hillary Clinton in both a two-way race or a four-way contest that included Libertarian Gary Johnson and Green Party candidate Jill Stein.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is touting plans to deploy a fleet of partisan election observers to polling stations around the country to thwart efforts to "rig" the election against him and his supporters.
ISLAMABAD -- The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) effectively curtailed otherwise commonly found party camps around polling stations to curb illegal campaigning and canvassing in a low-turnout by-election held on a Sindh Assembly constituency in Jacobabad (PS-14) on Saturday.
Referring to an opinion poll broadcast by a TV channel on April 14, the EC said it included results of 111 Lok Sabha constituencies where polling had already taken place which in effect becomes dissemination of the result of exit polls in the said seats.