voting machine

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vot·ing machine

(vō′tĭng)
n.
An apparatus for use in polling places that mechanically records and counts votes.

voting machine

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (esp in the US) a machine at a polling station that voters operate to register their votes and that mechanically or electronically counts all votes cast

vot′ing machine`


n.
a mechanical or electronic apparatus used in a polling place to register and count the votes.
[1895–1900]
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Noun1.voting machine - a mechanical device for recording and counting votes mechanicallyvoting machine - a mechanical device for recording and counting votes mechanically
mechanical device - mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles
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And by participation, I mean ongoing activity that includes actual flesh and blood association with others, not passive support in the form of sending money to lobbying organizations like the NRA, simply sending letters to representatives or pulling the voting lever once every couple of years.
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