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Poll

Poll appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Now, oh what peccadillo panic in a poll I’d accept!… Ah, who won?
  • "Mass emus say, no benign idle galloper abates if I set a bare poll!" a gelding in ebony assumes, Sam.
  • Sagas won Kyle no LSD, I am told, as a maiden I poll opined I am a sad lot: maids, lonely, know sagas.
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The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun poll:

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb poll:

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Poll is sometimes a misspelling of pole.

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Definition of the noun poll

What does poll mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: polls

  1. an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people
  2. the top of the head
  3. the part of the head between the ears
  4. a tame parrot
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonym of poll: poll parrot
    • more generic word: parrot = usually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds
  5. the counting of votes (as in an election)

Alternative definition of the noun poll

noun

  1. An election or a survey of a particular group.
  2. [usually, as plural] A place voters cast ballots.
  3. See Hair.
  4. The head, especially its top part.
  5. A pet parrot.
  6. [UK, dated] One who does not try for honors at university, but is content to take a degree merely; a passman.

Definition of the adjective poll

What does poll mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. [context: of livestock] bred without horns (when horned is normal for the breed).

Definition of the verb poll

What does poll mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: polled | polling | polls

  1. get the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions
    • lexical domain: Activities - verbs of political and social activities and events
    • synonym of poll: canvass
    • more generic word: survey = make a survey of
    • more specific words: circularise / circularize = canvass by distributing letters
  2. vote in an election at a polling station
    • lexical domain: Activities - verbs of political and social activities and events
    • more generic word: vote = express one's preference for a candidate or for a measure or resolution
  3. get the votes of
    • lexical domain: Activities - verbs of political and social activities and events
    • more generic words: acquire / get = come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
  4. convert into a pollard

Alternative definition of the verb poll

verb

  1. [transitive] To take, record the votes of (an electorate).
  2. [transitive] To solicit mock votes from (a person or group).
  3. [transitive] To cut the hair of (a creature).
  4. [transitive] To remove the horns of (an animal).
  5. [transitive, communication] To (repeatedly) ask status of other machine(s) in network.

Film

"Poll" a.k.a. "Poll Diaries" is a 2010 German drama film directed by Chris Kraus. The Poll Diaries is the most expensive film that has ever been made in Estonia.

Music

"Poll" is a musical album of Poll.

  • released in (22 years ago)

Group

Poll is a musical group.

Miscellanea

  1. The poll is a name of the part of an animal's head, alternatively referencing a point immediately behind or right between the ears. This area of the anatomy is of particular significance for the horse.
  2. POLL a.k.a. DNA polymerase lambda is a protein that, in humans, is encoded by the POLLA gene.
  3. The poll that this is part of the results of.
  4. Poll a.k.a. polymerase (DNA directed), lambda is a gene.
    • also known as polymerase (DNA-directed), lambda; DNA polymerase kappa (DNA polymerase beta-N); DNA polymerase lambda; DNA polymerase lamda2; OTTHUMP00000059179

Phrases with Poll

Phrases starting with the word Poll:

  1. poll tax
  2. Poll Book
  3. Poll evil
  4. poll taker
  5. poll parrot
  6. Poll's Shrew

Phrases ending with the word Poll:

  1. red poll
  2. deed poll
  3. exit poll
  4. Push poll
  5. straw poll
  6. Gallup Poll
  7. opinion poll
  8. public opinion poll

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Poll

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Google previewStatistical Persuasion (2010)

How to Collect, Analyze, and Present Data...Accurately, Honestly, and Persuasively by Robert W. Pearson

The Literary Digest poll is an achievement of no little magnitude. It is a Poll fairly and correctly conducted.” (http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/5168/, accessed July ...

Google previewThe Island of Knowledge (2014)

The Limits of Science and the Search for Meaning by Marcelo Gleiser

Our poll is an urgent reminder of this peculiar situation.4 There are many ways to consider this situation, ranging from the more reasonable to the more extreme. Starting with the more reasonable, the old Copenhangen Interpretation sets down ...

Google previewPsychological Perspectives on Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Experiences (2003)

by Linda Garnets, Douglas Kimmel

The Teichner/San Francisco Examiner poll is an exception, using random digit dialing to find lesbian, gay, and bisexual people. 8. Typically researchers use ordinary least squares procedures to determine the relationship between income and ...

Google previewNavigational Systems and Simulators (2011)

Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation by Adam Weintrit

by sending a Poll to the C-terminal commanding the sending of Data Report. A Poll is a short command to an individual C-terminal or group of ...

Google previewConstructing Public Opinion (2001)

How Political Elites Do What They Like and Why We Seem to Go Along with It by Justin Lewis

This is much the same as the critique of public opinion polls that says that because the opinion poll is a contrived form of public expression, it tells us nothing about public opinion. All research into the way people think is a contrivance of some ...

Google previewThe Incredible Spice Men (2013)

by Cyrus Todiwala, Tony Singh

The Red Poll is an ali~rtvund cow. giving both creamy milk and good meat. As you are unlikely to find this meal in your local supermarket, try to buy Aberdeen Angus or similar. Get your butcher to advise you, pointing you in the direction of ...

Google preview40 5-Minute Jumping Fixes (2014)

Simple Solutions for Better Jumping Performance in No Time by Wendy Murdoch

The poll is a boney prominence between the ears but is not the joint. The atlanto-occipital joint is farther back and down. Fig.

Google previewPerformance Center Pilot Project (2001)

A Utility Business Architecture Application Project

An opinion poll is a highly structured survey in the form of a short telephone questionnaire with very few questions and directed (forced-choice) response formats. Behind the widespread use of surveys and opinion polls lies a simple and often ...

Google previewNebraska Football (2013)

by Carla Mooney

The AP poll is a ranking of the teams by sportswriters across the country. The coaches poll reflects the rankings by the American Football Coaches Association's active coaches. Until recent years, the NCAA did not hold a tournament or ...

Google previewThe Cyclopædia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature. By Abraham Rees, ... with the Assistance of Eminent Professional Gentlemen. Illustrated with Numerous Engravings, by the Most Disinguished Artists. In Thirthy-nine Volumes. Vol. 1 [- 39] (1819)

f: proprii poll. ped. Flerores longi poll. ped. Solei - - CALCANEA. Gastrocnemii. Solei. Plantares. Extenfores breves digitor. Flexores breves digitor. |Flexores accessorii - Flerores breves ...

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature (1819)

by Abraham Rees

poll, ope offium sesamoideorum. - Phal. secund. poll, ope offium sesamoid. - Metacarp. digit. auric. - Metacarp. digit. auric. Phalanges tertie digit. Tendines extensorum communium.

Google previewThe Jim Crow Encyclopedia (2008)

Greenwood Milestones in African American History by Nikki L. M. Brown, Barry M. Stentiford

An owner of several successful businesses in Hattiesburg, including a sawmill and grocery store, Dahmer personally registered blacks to vote and paid the two- dollar poll tax for African Americans too poor to afford the fee. Dahmer also led the ...

Google previewThe 9/11 Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition [2 volumes] (2011)

Second Edition by Stephen E Atkins

An opinion poll conducted by Zogby International in September 2007 reported that a large majority (81 percent) of those surveyed either “strongly agreed” or “ somewhat agreed” that the 9/11 attacks permanently altered how the American ...

Google previewThe Oklahoma Football Encyclopedia (2013)

2nd Edition by Ray Dozier

OU moved up one notch tofifth inthe AP poll and remained athome the followingweek tohost Texas A&M.

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Quotes about Poll

Just as it would be madness to settle on medical treatment for the body of a person by taking an opinion poll of the neighbors, so it is irrational to prescribe for the body politic by polling the opinions of the people at large. (Plato)
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Scrabble value of P3O1L1L1

The value of this 4-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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