voting machine

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vot·ing machine

An apparatus for use in polling places that mechanically records and counts votes.

voting machine

(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`

a mechanical or electronic apparatus used in a polling place to register and count the votes.
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mechanical device - mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles
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And the thing which had started to day, in fact it had started before because friends from your country have, your colleagues have come and seen our electronic voting machine and you have procured it, so we have a connection there.
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47) Internet voting can be divided into two main categories: remote, where the voter logs onto the appropriate website anywhere online access is available, or polling station, where a voting machine transmits votes over a closed network.
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