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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
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All these prediction and prophecies are working as an appetiser for the common people of India who are eagerly waiting for the pollings to begin.
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There was a lot of delay as most of the pollings stations across the country started the voting late due to late arrival of polling materials and personnel.
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