pole vs poll

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Definitions

  • 1) The point on a nerve cell where a process originates.
  • 2) Either extremity of the main axis of a nucleus, cell, or organism.
  • 3) The long tapering wooden shaft extending up from the front axle of a vehicle to the collars of the animals drawing it; a tongue.
  • 4) Either end of the spindle formed in a cell during mitosis.
  • 5) Sports The inside position on the starting line of a racetrack.
  • 6) Either of the regions contiguous to the extremities of the earth's rotational axis, the North Pole or the South Pole.
  • 7) A fixed point of reference.
  • 8) Either extremity of an axis through a sphere.
  • 9) A long, relatively slender, generally rounded piece of wood or other material.
  • 10) A point in the complex plane at which a given function is not defined.
  • 11) Electricity Either of two oppositely charged terminals, as in an electric cell or battery.
  • 12) The origin in a polar coordinate system; the vertex of a polar angle.
  • 13) Either of two antithetical ideas, propensities, forces, or positions.
  • 14) A unit of area equal to a square rod.
  • 15) A device for steadying a cross-cut saw, so that one man can use it, instead of two.
  • 16) A native or an inhabitant of Poland, a former kingdom of Europe, divided, since the latter part of the eighteenth century, between Russia, Prussia, and Austria.
  • 17) A long, slender, tapering piece of wood, such as the trunk of a tree of any size, from which the branches have been cut; a piece of wood (or metal) of much greater length than thickness, especially when more or less rounded and tapering.
  • 18) A bean-pole or hop-pole.
  • 19) The tall, erect, flowering stem sent up by the species of Agave (century-plant) when about to complete their life-cycle, particularly that of the sisal hemp, Agave rigida, cultivated for its fiber in Yucatan, Florida, etc. Plants at the pole-bearing stage are said to be in pole. Plantlets are formed on the branches of the inflorescence which serve for propagation, and are known as pole-plants.
  • 20) An obsolete spelling of pool.
  • 21) A fishing-rod.
  • 22) In forestry, a tree from 4 to 12 inches in diameter breast-high. See tree class. A small or low pole is a tree from 4 to 8 inches in diameter breast-high; a large or high pole, one from 8 to 12 inches in diameter breast-high. Also called high pole.
  • 23) In archery, a case of canvas, or other material, to carry bows from place to place.
  • 24) That part of the sperm-whale's lower jaw which holds the teeth. See pan, 12.
  • 25) In a two-horse vehicle, a long tapering piece of wood, forming the shaft or tongue, carrying the neck-yoke or the pole-straps, and sometimes the whiffletrees, by means of which the carriage is drawn.
  • 26) A flatfish, Pleuronectes or Glyptocephalus cynoglossus, also called pole-dab.
  • 27) In mathematics: The cointersection point of the joins when two correlated polystigms have the joins of their paired dots and codots copunctal.
  • 28) A perch or rod, a measure of length containing 16½ feet or 5½ yards; also, a measure of surface, a square pole denoting 5½ × 5½ yards, or 30¼ square yards.
  • 29) A ship's mast.
  • 30) Specifically— A rod used in measuring.
  • 31) To propel with a pole.
  • 32) To propel (oneself) or make (one's way) by the use of ski poles.
  • 33) To use ski poles to maintain or gain speed.
  • 34) To propel a boat or raft with a pole.
  • 35) To support (plants) with a pole.
  • 36) To strike, poke, or stir with a pole.

Definitions

  • 1) The casting and registering of votes in an election.
  • 2) The blunt or broad end of a tool such as a hammer or ax.
  • 3) The head, especially the top of the head where hair grows.
  • 4) The places where votes are cast and registered during an election, considered as a group.
  • 5) The number of votes cast or recorded.
  • 6) A place where votes are cast and registered.
  • 7) A survey of the public or of a sample of public opinion to acquire information.
  • 8) A parrot; -- familiarly so called.
  • 9) (Far.) an inflammatory swelling or abscess on a horse's head, confined beneath the great ligament of the neck.
  • 10) a register of persons entitled to vote at an election.
  • 11) (Mining) a pole having a heavy spike on the end, forming a kind of crowbar.
  • 12) A number or aggregate of heads; a list or register of heads or individuals.
  • 13) The place where the votes are cast or recorded.
  • 14) Cambridge Univ., Eng. One who does not try for honors, but is content to take a degree merely; a passman.
  • 15) (Zoöl.) The European chub. See Pollard, 3 (a).
  • 16) Specifically, the register of the names of electors who may vote in an election.
  • 17) The head; the back part of the head.
  • 18) The casting or recording of the votes of registered electors.
  • 19) a tax levied by the head, or poll; a capitation tax.
  • 20) The broad end of a hammer; the but of an ax.
  • 21) The head, or the rounded back part of the head, of a person; also, by extension, the head of an animal.
  • 22) A poll-tax.
  • 23) A student at Cambridge University in England who merely takes a degree, but receives no honors; one who is not a candidate for honors.
  • 24) The chub or cheven, Leuciscus cephalus. Also called pollard.
  • 25) An enumeration or register of heads or persons, as for the imposition of a poll-tax, or the list or roll of those who have voted at an election.
  • 26) Hence A person, an individual enumerated in a list.
  • 27) A parrot: also called poll-parrot and polly.
  • 28) The voting or registering of votes at an election, or the place where the votes are taken: in the United States used chiefly in the plural: as, to go to the poll; the polls will close at four.
  • 29) The broad end or butt of a hammer.
  • 30) To receive or record the votes of.
  • 31) To trim or cut off the hair, wool, branches, or horns of.
  • 32) To cut off or trim (hair, horns, or wool, for example); clip.
  • 33) To question in a survey; canvass.
  • 34) To cast (a vote or ballot).
  • 35) To receive (a given number of votes).
  • 36) To vote at the polls in an election.
  • 37) To vote at an election.
  • 38) To remove the poll or head of; hence, to remove the top or end of; to clip; to lop; to shear
  • 39) obsolete To extort from; to plunder; to strip.
  • 40) To cut off; to remove by clipping, shearing, etc.; to mow or crop; -- sometimes with off

Examples

  • 1) You need to be able to kick between the three and two furlong poles.
  • 2) That metal pole fitted perfectly inside the boot of his Porsche.
  • 3) For climbing structures, seek out rusty metal poles or sleek stainless steel.
  • 4) A pole has no reel and fish are drawn in by removing sections of the pole one at a time, by hand.
  • 5) They occupy the extreme opposite poles of modern ideology.
  • 6) The netting is also held taut by supporting poles which allow the stuntman to land safely.
  • 7) Which of the two is in pole position?
  • 8) You cannot see beyond the furlong pole.
  • 9) Make sure that you have sufficient brackets to support long poles or ones carrying heavy curtains.
  • 10) He chained me to the pole again and pushed the helmet over my head.
  • 11) You cannot climb the greasy pole without it.
  • 12) The important fact is that the two poles of the magnet work in opposite ways.
  • 13) The sound guys have these long poles with a microphone on them.
  • 14) To climb the greasy pole you must be competitive and pugnacious.
  • 15) Global temperatures were much higher at this time than they are today and there was no ice cover at either pole.
  • 16) The two lighting poles are just outside the high-security zone around the stadium.
  • 17) At the opposite pole from such informality was Elijah.
  • 18) In Glasgow one driver had a metal pole thrown at them.
  • 19) Oh all right then... you can only get one pole in a pair of curtains.
  • 20) Then again, nobody gave her a chance of setting pole position either.
  • 21) I designed these small shops to look like blue and white striped tents supported by bamboo poles at the corners.
  • 22) In the same way, the opposite poles of a moving magnet have opposite effects on the electrons in a coil of wire.
  • 23) GETTING sweaty on stage at Wembley and mucky in the garden may seem poles apart.
  • 24) As there is no sail, the sailors punt with a pole, or pull on a rope from the bank.
  • 25) Without the pole for support, I had a moment of panic.
  • 26) Period: May 2009* operation: elliptical orbit, 20 km (perilune) at south pole and 100 km (apolune) at north pole* mission: same as phase 2.
  • 27) _horror_, and _flying from pole to pole_ to avoid a man because you have made him at last find out that he has a heart!
  • 28) In place of the term pole, I propose using that of _Electrode_ [A], and I mean thereby that substance, or rather surface, whether of air, water, metal, or any other body, which bounds the extent of the decomposing matter in the direction of the electric current.
  • 29) Factual: the night-time temperature at the pole is around - 130C ()
  • 30) In what we called the pole-of-consciousness and the pole-of-life we therefore have a clear polarity of the second order, and so in everything that is connected with these two, as our further discussions will show.
  • 31) For her part, Selectman Nancy Hyde said having a marker, which she called a pole, "is the most important thing to be able to find those fire hydrants," especially when they are covered by snow.
  • 32) The temporary pole is installed, inspected and ready to go.
  • 33) The only reason people would buy this pole is because they think it looks cool, that's it.
  • 34) As most Supts have never done any decent police work in their lives the only way they can move up the pole is to keep reaching their targets and having a good “diversity” and “issue” agenda.
  • 35) ‘But the Transport Research Laboratory has been working on a breakable fence with metal pins between the pole and support.’
  • 36) ‘The piece is based on a flock of birds in flight - long white poles support wing-shaped metal triangles in a curved line which echoes the movement of a flock.’
  • 37) ‘Another year passes and not so much as a tent pole in the ground.’
  • 38) ‘Canvas tents and hastily assembled lean-tos disappeared in favor of nylon tents complete with metal poles and nylon stakes.’
  • 39) ‘The collection highlights three sculptured wire finial designs in two sizes that can be paired with metal or colored wood poles.’
  • 40) ‘The ‘smart’ fence uses breakable metal pins inserted between the top pole and the uprights supporting it.’
  • 41) ‘Feed the birds in your garden, preferably on a well-constructed birdtable supported on a single pole and made as cat-proof as possible.’
  • 42) ‘Instead of metal poles, this camping innovation has rubber supports that inflate through a tire valve.’
  • 43) ‘These are vertical planes of horizontally stacked planks of wood backed by a pole or beam planted in the ground.’
  • 44) ‘He felt along the ground and grasped onto what felt like a metal pole.’
  • 45) ‘Workers had been on every floor when the building collapsed on Wednesday morning after workers removed support poles on the first floor, witnesses said.’
  • 46) ‘They attacked the police with anything in hand, from rocks to metal poles to karate kicks.’
  • 47) ‘It was thrown at such speed that it completely flattened two thick, metal traffic poles.’
  • 48) ‘How come my mouth tastes like I just licked a metal pole?’
  • 49) ‘The woman standing next to me had one arm wrapped around the pole for support.’
  • 50) ‘Today was definitely not a day to stick your tongue onto a metal pole.’
  • 51) ‘The appearance of a series of tall metal poles at the roadside this week had piqued the curiosity of motorists.’
  • 52) ‘On the 365th day, April 25, it will be taken down, its support poles put in place and the banner paraded proudly through the streets of Sydney.’
  • 53) ‘The floor is redwood, the supporting poles are of galvanized steel covered with split bamboo, and the back wall is covered with reed matting.’
  • 54) ‘In rural areas, the most basic dwelling is a dirt-floor straw or palm-frond hut supported by poles and sticks.’
  • 55) ‘The vines were trained up trees and also on trellises on poles of willow.’
  • 56) ‘Thicker poles are heavy enough to be freestanding.’
  • 57) ‘Toko will also introduce a cross country ski pole tube to protect poles while in transit.’
  • 58) ‘I ski a wide stance with short poles, with a pole always in the snow.’
  • 59) ‘Visually impaired skiers follow the sound of the guide's skis and poles on the snow.’
  • 60) ‘The click of poles and chattering of skis was reminiscent of the tinkling of an old-time piano.’
  • 61) ‘Small fasteners on the pack can be used to carry your poles when you are skiing.’
  • 62) ‘I walked down to the beach carrying my skis, boots and poles and changed from sandals to my skating boots.’
  • 63) ‘If I'm lucky, I'll win a downhill ski bag to store our family's five sets of skis and poles.’
  • 64) ‘The Whitewoods line will offer packages of cross country boom, skis, poles and bindings.’
  • 65) ‘I galloped down the stairs from the deck of the lodge, jumped into my skis, and secured my poles.’
  • 66) ‘Start with your skis off, but grab your poles for added confidence and balance.’
  • 67) ‘Muscling through with your poles will not help your ski walking any more than it helps your skiing.’
  • 68) ‘We are greeted by wind that whips the German flags one skier has taped to his poles.’
  • 69) ‘He was striding at cruising speed with his skis in one hand and his poles in the other.’
  • 70) ‘I skied a short distance and thrust my pole down into the depression of the stream.’
  • 71) ‘My poles and skis were attached to my pack and the downward trudge began as I suffered.’
  • 72) ‘He showed me how to use my poles for instance, and how to do certain techniques such as the snowplow.’
  • 73) ‘So if it's only your feet, skis, and knees that are coming across, then the pole is not a problem.’
  • 74) ‘If you have ski poles, but no arrest grips or ice ax, you can perform a self arrest with your pole tips.’
  • 75) ‘The list of gear for skiers and snowboarders include skis, boots, poles, avalanche safety equipment, helmets, bindings and goggles.’
  • 76) ‘With a little help from my poles I was able to cruise down valley for another mile or so.’
  • 77) ‘There is, however, a Byzantium illustration depicting what appears to be a fishing rod or pole.’
  • 78) ‘Then, lift the pole so the hook and the bulk shot is clear of the water.’
  • 79) ‘Year-round you'll find young fishing enthusiasts as well as elderly fishermen relaxing on the wooden pier with their poles and bait.’
  • 80) ‘Modern day carp poles are ideal for Irish fishing but remember to change the internal elastic for strong powergum as this will enable you to lift decent size fish without needing a landing net.’
  • 81) ‘Some of the pegs are perfect for the pole whilst others are better with a swimfeeder approach.’
  • 82) ‘I opted for a 20 ft rod rather than the more popular pole favoured by many of the local anglers.’
  • 83) ‘An angler can now buy a really good quality pole for a fairly modest outlay compared to a few years ago.’
  • 84) ‘It will be with the support of fishermen of Lakshadweep, who use poles and lines to catch fish, that the tagging will be done and the fishes released to the sea.’
  • 85) ‘After taking two chub, plus perch, on pole and red maggot over chopped worm a switch to chopped worm feeder brought six skimmers that gave him 13-13.’
  • 86) ‘His winning catch was made up of around 17 lb of carp plus skimmers and perch on pole and maggot at 14 metres.’
  • 87) ‘If, for example, after grounding the operator tries to power off instead of calling for assistance or poling the boat to deeper water, it will create a ‘blow hole’ in the grass bed about the size of the hull.’
  • 88) ‘Parvat stopped poling the boat and thought for a moment.’
  • 89) ‘Kartik and Sanyas take turns poling the boat, the pole dramatic against the sky.’
  • 90) ‘He poled the boat gently along the right hand side of the canal.’
  • 91) ‘Only when he poled the boat over to show me did I see what he meant.’
  • 92) ‘Several men are poling a raft downriver, while a small ferryboat crosses ahead of it to pick up passengers.’
  • 93) ‘As I left the side of the fishing boat the father carefully poled the craft further from the reef and into deeper water and started the motor.’
  • 94) ‘Ezra poled us slowly along the edge of the flat, I squinted into the water seeking one of those grey ghostly silver bullets.’
  • 95) ‘This was built so that the first barges when not being poled along the navigation by the crews, could be pulled from land by horses.’
  • 96) ‘It consisted of stretching a cable across the obstacle and attaching flat bottomed boat-like pontoons to it one after another and poling them across, then laying a roadway across them with timber beams.’
  • 97) ‘Something's gone wrong with his wrists and hands after six days of poling a canoe through the Shark River Slough, in Everglades National Park.’
  • 98) ‘Tens of millions of people inhabiting coastal and lowland areas may be poling gondolas where they once walked.’
  • 99) ‘We learned they were on a two month odyssey heading home, poling their way against the current along the river bank and to the north of the park.’
  • 100) ‘The canoes were poled in shallow waters and paddled across the channels.’
  • 101) ‘Job had poled his skiff deep down a finger in the Bayou.’
  • 102) ‘The canoe was first poled upstream and then, once well above our anticipated landing site, was cut rapidly into the current.’
  • 103) ‘Dad and his buddy decided to call it quits for the time being and poled us back to shore.’
  • 104) ‘Once their nesting is over, this ruse will not work, so one intent on rousing a rail in the fall must either wade or pole a boat through a marsh.’
  • 105) ‘We ran it, Ron Canter poling his canoe from a standing position.’
  • 106) ‘When I woke, feeling a little stronger, a fisherman had poled his dugout to the sandbar and greeted us warmly.’
  • 107) ‘The logic of the correction was to visualise a human form straddling the celestial North pole and orientated with his feet toward the ground.’
  • 108) ‘Moreover, depending on the station's location relative to the pole and the season, it could be subject to extended periods of darkness.’
  • 109) ‘In the polar world, there are three classic expeditions, the North pole, the South pole and the Greenland Ice Cap.’
  • 110) ‘I can understand why people would want to walk, ski or pogo stick over this icy terrain to the South pole to explore or to test their limits.’
  • 111) ‘Viewed from a point over the South pole, the rotation is clockwise.’
  • 112) ‘Because of Vega's proximity and because its pole faces Earth, it provides a great opportunity for detailed study of the dust cloud around it.’
  • 113) ‘The visible image shows the night side of the crescent Earth looking toward the South pole.’
  • 114) ‘If there was ever a strip of land closest to the North pole, then this place would have been it.’
  • 115) ‘The region stretched down from the southern pole with minor settlements reaching further out into the wilderness.’
  • 116) ‘How the U.S. earned the privilege of siting one of its Antarctic bases at the geographic pole in the first place is a charming piece of history.’
  • 117) ‘The icecap on the northern pole is much larger - about the size of Greenland - and comprised primarily of water ice.’
  • 118) ‘Then solid land surfaced and from the top deck Langley could see the port of the only known town in the southern pole.’
  • 119) ‘During the Antarctic winter the South pole becomes the coldest place on the planet.’
  • 120) ‘Handguns have been to the North pole, the South pole, and pretty much everywhere in between.’
  • 121) ‘In 1989, he became the first person to fly a helicopter solo, from the North pole to the South pole.’
  • 122) ‘It's all to do with what the North pole and the South pole are made up of.’
  • 123) ‘Measurements from below the ice are only possible at the North pole as the Arctic ice cap sits on the sea, unlike the Antarctic, which is a land mass.’
  • 124) ‘The image, captured on 19 January, shows an area near the pole about 250 km across from an altitude of about 5,000 km.’
  • 125) ‘At certain times, Saturn's auroral ring is more like a spiral, its ends not connected as the energy storm circles the pole.’
  • 126) ‘Many thousands of cnidarian species live in the world's oceans, from the tropics to the poles, from the surface to the bottom.’
  • 127) ‘Like the lines of longitude on Earth, each great circle eventually intersects with every other great circle at the poles of the sphere.’
  • 128) ‘Ibrahim proves in this work that the stereographic projection maps circles which do not pass through the pole of projection onto circles.’
  • 129) ‘You could try simply pushing the poles of a sphere toward each other, as if to make them pass through each other and change places.’
  • 130) ‘In order to compute the lunar parallax it was necessary to allow for the fact that the Earth is not a perfect sphere but is flattened at the poles.’
  • 131) ‘The caustic of the equiangular spiral, where the pole is taken as the radiant, is an equal equiangular spiral.’
  • 132) ‘Sturm's theoretical work in mathematical physics involved the study of caustic curves, and poles and polars of conic sections.’
  • 133) ‘His development of the pole and polar lines associated with conics led to the principle of duality.’
  • 134) ‘Hence, we can produce poles, polars, points, geodesics, angles, and so forth readily by converting back to the Poincare model.’
  • 135) ‘He introduced the word pole in projective geometry.’
  • 136) ‘The PAS-protein stain revealed that the cells at the shoot pole have a dense cytoplasm.’
  • 137) ‘Kinetochore microtubule bundles link sister chromosomes to the poles.’
  • 138) ‘The cytoplasm at the posterior pole is distinguished by large organelles, the polar granules, which contain both proteins and RNAs.’
  • 139) ‘Minus ends do not exhibit growth and are often stabilized by complexes such as the nucleation sites at centrosomes and spindle poles.’
  • 140) ‘Drosophila embryonic spindles are amphiastral and thus centrosomes at the spindle poles play a critical role in their organization.’
  • 141) ‘Physically, they were like the opposite poles of a magnet.’
  • 142) ‘This attraction is similar to that of two opposite poles of a magnet.’
  • 143) ‘Accountability to the Treasury is the opposite pole of the magnet to entrepreneurial spirit.’
  • 144) ‘A magnetic monopole would be a magnet with only one pole.’
  • 145) ‘You know how the same poles of a magnet repel & the opposite poles attract?’
  • 146) ‘Magnets are arranged with opposite poles to confine the particle beam.’
  • 147) ‘The generation of a uniform stress field based on a magnetic trap with multiple poles was first reported in 1996.’
  • 148) ‘If you plot the magnetic field of a magnet using Iron Filings, you see ‘lines’ going from one pole of the magnet around the the other.’
  • 149) ‘They say that magnets of the same pole repel each other, but in this case it wasn't so.’
  • 150) ‘By reversing the direction electricity flows through a magnet the poles can be reversed.’
  • 151) ‘If one species with slightly different amounts of skin pigmentation couldn't live together, how could two species as different as two poles of a magnet cope?’
  • 152) ‘A spinning superconductor acts like a very weak magnet, with the poles of the magnet precisely aligned with the axis of the spin.’
  • 153) ‘My eyes are just suddenly drawn towards the north and south poles of a magnet.’
  • 154) ‘Marked terms show a polarity, like one pole of the magnet or one side of the coin.’
  • 155) ‘Two recent front page stories in this newspaper represent the poles of opinion on crime and punishment.’
  • 156) ‘After the fiery blast of energy that revitalized popular music-making, artists moved to the opposite pole.’
  • 157) ‘This zero-degree photography embodied the opposite pole of the daguerreotype's infinite clarity.’
  • 158) ‘This show suggested the presence of two opposing poles in Indonesia's fashion trends.’
  • 159) ‘On other occasions the governments and their people were at opposite poles.’
  • 160) ‘Disputes are never easy, especially when both sides are quite literally on opposite poles on the issue.’
  • 161) ‘At these opposite poles of judgment, Sam may be taken as either icon or gargoyle.’
  • 162) ‘Logic, applied to conflict, is the equator between two often very opposite poles.’
  • 163) ‘Although they are at opposite poles spiritually, they can come together in the physical man.’
  • 164) ‘In addition to their different fates, these two men were at opposite poles in their views of genetics.’
  • 165) ‘Weakness and strength are not at opposing poles, but are adjacent to each other separated by a sheet of paper.’
  • 166) ‘He combines the oppositional poles to achieve points of view and review impossible from one or the other.’
  • 167) ‘This shows how the current crisis distorts opinion, winding it tightly around opposite poles.’
  • 168) ‘It's like they are these two poles of opposing bureaucracies.’
  • 169) ‘It will be noticed that ritual violence has two opposite poles: willful and uncontrolled violence.’
  • 170) ‘There are two diametrically opposing poles of opinion on this highly political and racially-charged issue.’
  • 171) ‘It's why I keep referring to sexuality as a spectrum: you have your pure heterosexuals and homosexuals as equal and opposite poles.’
  • 172) ‘Environmentalists and farmers are currently at opposite poles.’
  • 173) ‘These two prelates spoke from opposite poles of the church.’
  • 174) ‘Jung saw the libido as flowing between the opposite poles of the conscious and the unconscious, the outer and inner life, in a continuous cycle of progression and regression.’
  • 175) ‘Hearn, who like Schmidt resides in Henderson, Nev., has a victory and two poles in the IndyCar Series.’
  • 176) ‘But now to come here and drive for a team that is as big as it is with the Rahal-Letterman and to get not only their first pole for them at Homestead, it was my first pole, and now it's all of our first poles here again at Indy.’
  • 177) ‘He started from the pole and captured the checkered flag driving a truck for Richard Childress.’
  • 178) ‘It was the first pole position for a rookie since Vitor Meira won the pole at Texas Motor Speedway in October 2002.’
  • 179) ‘In June, Andretti won from the pole again - this time on the road course at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.’
  • 180) ‘Michael Schumacher secures the 47th pole of his career.’
  • 181) ‘We got the pole in the last speedway race, so it's not like we're in left field anywhere.’
  • 182) ‘Rice also won the pole at the Argent Mortgage Indy 300 at Kansas Speedway on July 3.’
  • 183) ‘Blount won four races and five poles, finished second in the standings, and captured the ARCA Rookie of the Year Award.’
  • 184) ‘The 22-year-old finished seventh in the standings last season, capturing two poles and five top-five finishes.’
  • 185) ‘He also earned a total of five top - 10 finishes in 11 starts at Indy, plus the prestigious pole in 1990.’
  • 186) ‘Kahne's winged sprint debut was at the famed Williams Grove Speedway in Pennsylvania, where he started on the pole and led every lap to win.’
  • 187) ‘The Infiniti Pro Series debuted in early July at Kansas Speedway and the youngster sat on the pole and won its first race.’
  • 188) ‘At Michigan International Speedway, Unser won the pole while Luyendyk qualified second.’
  • 189) ‘Yarborough had six wins to Earnhardt's five, but also piled up 14 poles (none for Earnhardt that year).’
  • 190) ‘Because of that, his 1999 total of seven wins, seven poles, and a sixth-place finish in points was considered something of a downer.’
  • 191) ‘Green won three races and four poles in '99, finishing second to Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the points standings.’
  • 192) ‘Castroneves, also a Brazilian, was no slouch either, racing to three victories and three poles and finishing seventh in the points.’
  • 193) ‘Along the way, he won 83 races - placing him fifth on the all-time list - and 70 poles.’
  • 194) ‘In his first championship season he recorded five victories, four poles, and won more than $2 million.’
  • 195) ‘Right-wing renegades - an English-speaker and a pole, rather than Afrikaners - were responsible.’
  • 196) ‘What about the Indians, the Pakistanis, the Italians, the poles and the English.’
  • 197) ‘Our films speak only to 40 million poles in Poland and a few more millions abroad.’
  • 198) ‘In addition, many poles were included in Poland, while the Trentino and South Tirol became part of Italy.’
  • 199) ‘Greeks, Yugoslavs and poles were also concentrated in enclaves around the suburb.’
  • 200) ‘Some of the German people were all of a sudden no longer Germans but Czechs or poles.’
  • 201) ‘Czechs, poles and Slovenians are also expected to return to holidaying in Bulgaria.’
  • 202) ‘In July he was arguing that the British should use their influence to make the poles more amenable to German demands.’
  • 203) ‘Italians, poles and Spaniards will tiptoe off home alleging their work is done.’
  • 204) ‘Listeners to the station heard shots and then an announcement in Polish that it was time for the poles to attack Germany.’
  • 205) ‘Today there are three main minority ethnic groups in the city - Germans, poles and Indians.’
  • 206) ‘Remarkably, the poles were the first European team to qualify via the group stages.’
  • 207) ‘He fought against the poles and the Turks and the Tartars, returning to Scotland in 1666.’
  • 208) ‘I believe a lot has changed in the attitude and the perceptions of the Jews toward the poles, and of the poles toward the Jews.’
  • 209) ‘For the past one thousand years, Germans and poles have at times fought wars and ruled one another.’
  • 210) ‘A pole and a German met in peace to discuss the will of God.’
  • 211) ‘When a goat goes missing, a French speaker blames the pole (though at least, in this case, others step in and stop him).’
  • 212) ‘Smith feels that although Louis returned to Poland when he was just months old, the pole and his mother intended to stay together.’

Examples

  • 1) He was leading the polls and placed at the centre of the stage.
  • 2) Opinion polls suggest the outcome is too close to call.
  • 3) It is little more than an opinion poll.
  • 4) His numbers in the polls have been dire, but they are rising.
  • 5) Why did the American election polls get it wrong?
  • 6) In elections, the polls are your eyes at the track.
  • 7) Nine out of ten nurses in a poll back the move, saying dogs especially encourage patients to be more physically active.
  • 8) Media workers dress the most casually, a poll of 2,000 people found.
  • 9) It came as a new poll showed 51 per cent of Scots do not want a second independence vote.
  • 10) He was one of the top ten most admired Americans in Gallup polling and he led presidential polls when people were asked.
  • 11) Yet elsewhere in the country polls were rising in support of conflict.
  • 12) polls show that support for a change has plummeted following the royal visits.
  • 13) We are not in the business of winning popularity polls.
  • 14) Sitting governments always claw themselves back in the polls as election day nears.
  • 15) The most interesting part of opinion polls is often the bottom.
  • 16) The website is working on a new poll to decide the dullest town.
  • 17) polls clearly show that nobody else has any sympathy for them.
  • 18) There is likely to be a lot of attention on opinion polls and focus groups.
  • 19) LET'S get a reality check on these election polls.
  • 20) And there was opinion poll evidence to support the view.
  • 21) All the polls back up his belief that the opposition will win.
  • 22) So we turn out in smaller numbers for local polls than for general elections.
  • 23) In fact there recently was a poll to find the player of the season and he won by a distance.
  • 24) Our poll shows the country agrees.
  • 25) Nine months earlier polls had recorded a clear lead for leaving and we looked as if we were heading for the exit.
  • 26) The highprofile role has worked, with successive polls finding the prince more popular than the king.
  • 27) The little-known academic came from last place in the polls to win the first round of voting.
  • 28) polls are due to open on Thursday.
  • 29) Opinion polls consistently show that just one in three Scots voters support independence.
  • 30) So who and what are the current contenders, polled high by people who have not yet seen them?
  • 31) Scotland had its poll recently.
  • 32) Strictly is only officially a ballroom dance competition; unofficially, it is a weekly poll of celebrity popularity.
  • 33) Yeah well, this poll is a poll of many polls, polling together in a poll.
  • 34) Americans are getting sick of the Party of No. This poll is the first indicator to tell them they are on the wrong track!
  • 35) That's the same percentage of Americans who are unaware it takes Earth one year to orbit the sun, so perhaps this poll is about as meaningful as a bowl full of tea leaves.
  • 36) If this poll is accurate and was not a "push-poll" format, the results say quite a bit about the lack of serious thought most Americans give to the background, experience, and character that we require for those who aspire to the office of the Presidency -- much more than it says anything whatsoever about Ms. Palin.
  • 37) This poll is about how people perceive the relevant players in light of this particular issue
  • 38) Although the poll contained no follow-up question to clarify who voters planned to write in, the poll is a good sign for Lisa Murkowski's reelection bid.
  • 39) Mr. BROWN: Well, I am a bit surprised, but no that - I'm sure the poll is accurate in terms of what they found.
  • 40) ‘Weeks of political campaigning comes to an end today as voters across the country go to the polls in the general election.’
  • 41) ‘Such a defeat would further damage its chances of maintaining power at a national level when Indians go to the polls for general elections due by 2004.’
  • 42) ‘As Australia prepares to go to the polls for a general election on Saturday, Howard continues to defend his government's tough stance on asylum seekers.’
  • 43) ‘Persistent showers and overcast skies did not stop the people of Antigua and Barbuda from going to the polls in general elections on Tuesday.’
  • 44) ‘Soon the country will go to the polls at the general election.’
  • 45) ‘Before you go to the polls for the upcoming general election, I ask every person to ponder these questions: What have the Liberals done for Canada?’
  • 46) ‘Moreover, new members are now eligible to be nominated to run in general elections or party polls instead of having to wait for between two to five years.’
  • 47) ‘The candidates will seek the black vote at the polls to advance through the primary elections.’
  • 48) ‘No one was injured, but early reports of the blasts sent stocks down - as British voters overseas headed to the polls for parliamentary elections.’
  • 49) ‘When the country goes to the polls in the European elections next month, will the voters make a conscious decision to choose someone they consider the best MEP?’
  • 50) ‘For those not jaded by the whole process, the polls represent a chance to cast a verdict on Kim Dae Jung's achievements so far.’
  • 51) ‘In the meantime, despite the anorexic pickings currently being offered us, we still need to honor our duty as citizens by heading to the polls on Election Day.’
  • 52) ‘The survey of 250 shoppers was carried out during the city's 10-day Festival Europa and as the region prepares to go the polls in the European elections.’
  • 53) ‘Voters in the Papua New Guinea island of Bougainville have been going to the polls in the first elections for an autonomous government.’
  • 54) ‘Today, there are problems because when those vying for offices fail to win the polls, then the elections have been rigged and the issue should be settled physically.’
  • 55) ‘Fung said he has no idea who is behind the threats, and he does not believe they have anything to do with the September Legco election because the polls are still some time away.’
  • 56) ‘Today, millions of Mexicans go to the polls in elections that - just possibly - could mark the first peaceful change of power that the nation has known.’
  • 57) ‘However, Gordon anticipates success at the polls not only on election promises, but because of his character and personality.’
  • 58) ‘But then one may ask, why only in localities that are headed for polls?’
  • 59) ‘Many of these machines will get their first test on March 2, Super Tuesday, when voters head to polls in ten states.’
  • 60) ‘Blackie Gavin, who topped the polls at the last elections, reached the quota after the third count, needing just one vote after the second.’
  • 61) ‘Boxer Karunaratne topped the polls receiving 66,412 votes, obtaining a majority of over 14,000 votes over his closest rival.’
  • 62) ‘Despite losing the election, Sinn Fein's Colm Burns was in buoyant mood, pointing to the fact he topped the polls at the first count.’
  • 63) ‘Hahn and Villaraigosa have been running top in the polls at around 20-25 percent.’
  • 64) ‘Of the total who went to the polls 156 people spoiled their vote leaving a valid poll of 32,159.’
  • 65) ‘He bowed out of politics after receiving 1133 votes, his lowest poll in the four elections he fought over a nine year period.’
  • 66) ‘As a result, he began to top the polls as preferred prime minister.’
  • 67) ‘When it comes to dissatisfaction with levels of health and fitness, Dumfries and Galloway again tops the poll, according to Scottish Opinion.’
  • 68) ‘Dixville Notch takes advantage of a state election law that allows communities to close the polls after all registered voters have cast their ballots.’
  • 69) ‘With regard to Chipepa polling Station, the poll closed 34 minutes before the gazetted time of 1700 hours.’
  • 70) ‘At 17: 00 hours he made an announcement outside the polling Station that the poll was closing.’
  • 71) ‘That contact enabled the group to check off names from their voter registers so they would know who needed transportation to the polls later in the day.’
  • 72) ‘About 500 voters had lined up before the polls opened, county Elections Supervisor Lynn Ledford estimated.’
  • 73) ‘Phone lines were bombarded with electronically generated calls, jamming lines set up for voters seeking rides to the polls on Election Day.’
  • 74) ‘Final preparations are being made for the election with the polls scheduled to open at 11 p.m. Eastern time.’
  • 75) ‘Many of the protesters had themselves been turned away from the polls on Election Day, after officials wrongly claimed they were not registered to vote.’
  • 76) ‘In many recent elections the polls were open from 8am to 10 pm but yesterday the opening hours were 9am to 9pm.’
  • 77) ‘He also said networks have to not call the election, that was one of the recommendations, not call the election before all the polls close nationwide.’
  • 78) ‘While all sides were fighting over whether the new registrants in Ohio were real, they turned up at the polls and election officials were unprepared.’
  • 79) ‘Normally, it is possible to say with a high degree of certainty who has won a national election in Germany soon after the 6 p.m. closing of the polls on election day.’
  • 80) ‘Volunteers work at the polls for every election.’
  • 81) ‘The turnout was much higher than expected as millions of Iraqis stood in lines to vote, sometimes braving insurgent fire to reach the polls and cast their ballots.’
  • 82) ‘In the elections nowadays, after the polls close, the ballot boxes are opened and ballots counted openly in front of any interested citizen who wants to attend.’
  • 83) ‘No postal votes will be counted until the polls close.’
  • 84) ‘But in Broward County tonight there was an attempt to stop those votes from counting once the polls closed.’
  • 85) ‘Well, I succeeded in casting my vote that day, although the polls closed shortly thereafter and the primary was rescheduled.’
  • 86) ‘More problems are expected during the manual vote counting, which began shortly after the polls closed and could take days or weeks to complete.’
  • 87) ‘Then we waited as precinct vote counts came in for six hours after the polls closed.’
  • 88) ‘Vice President Gore moved into a lead in the polls after the Democratic convention, where he adopted the posture of a populist opponent of powerful corporate interests.’
  • 89) ‘Even Winston Peters is heading the leader of the National Party in the polls at the moment.’
  • 90) ‘Generally the incumbent wins preferred PM, even if they're heading for a landslide loss and the voting intention polls point to that loss.’
  • 91) ‘David Winston, head of the Winston Group, which conducts Senate GOP polls, did not return phone calls seeking comment.’
  • 92) ‘The Popular Party led by Prime Minister José Maria Aznar is expected to win Sunday's general election although a poll taken a week ago showed the Socialists closing the gap.’
  • 93) ‘Even if a month out from the election the polls were to show National and Labour dead even, the smart money would probably still be on Labour for two reasons.’
  • 94) ‘Now comes the Workers' Party of Brazil, with a two-to-one lead in the polls for the presidential election to be held three months from now.’
  • 95) ‘She's trailing in the polls approaching Election Day and the municipal tax base doesn't have the funds to cover the rising costs at local school boards.’
  • 96) ‘He said people hoped for a fair election and the polls show that main opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, is up to 20% ahead.’
  • 97) ‘He has a massive majority, and is well ahead in the polls, so voting against him would be a signal, nothing more.’
  • 98) ‘The majority of the polls published in the media are clear.’
  • 99) ‘Well, I don't know about the P.R., but clearly from the polls, the majority of the Korean public wants us gone.’
  • 100) ‘According to the polls, a good majority of Australians wanted a republic.’
  • 101) ‘When I was a candidate, the polls said that the majority of New Jersey voters disagreed with my opposition to the death penalty.’
  • 102) ‘Were the election called tomorrow, the polls suggest a narrow victory for the FF and PD government.’
  • 103) ‘During the run-up to the 2004 election, polls indicated that the vast majority of the population condemned all forms of coercion.’
  • 104) ‘Submit your comments or cast a vote in our poll below.’
  • 105) ‘A top analyst last night claimed the polls showed Labour's lead over the Conservatives was in long-term decline.’
  • 106) ‘He cites both the 1970 and 1992 elections, when the polls suggested a clear Labour lead, and the elections delivered surprise Tory victories.’
  • 107) ‘Meanwhile, the Liberals enjoy a substantial lead in the polls without having to bribe voters with their own money!’
  • 108) ‘Some of the advisers who are polled for their opinions use sentiment indicators when forecasting.’
  • 109) ‘This year, nearly 11,000 business leaders were polled in a record 117 economies worldwide.’
  • 110) ‘A random sample of 2,646 people across all regions of England, including the capital, was polled by Opinion Research Business.’
  • 111) ‘Sometimes, the results are even for all adults without even polling people who are registered to vote.’
  • 112) ‘To Paul's surprise all those polled expressed the same opinion.’
  • 113) ‘When only Democrats are polled, more than half report they feel that way.’
  • 114) ‘Those polled said their opinions were shaped by U.S. policies, rather than by values or culture.’
  • 115) ‘They may seem trivial to you, but think of it this way - if you could poll half a million people world wide each day as to what they thought the most important issue of the day was, wouldn't that be useful?’
  • 116) ‘The survey, by Penguin Books, found that more than half the men polled believed that flattering a woman would be enough to impress her.’
  • 117) ‘Only half of those polled believe a ban should be imposed, and among those who do, a large proportion believe pubs should be exempted.’
  • 118) ‘She tracks the success of the advertising by polling customers so she knows the ads are successful.’
  • 119) ‘More than half of the firms polled believe that when the Government decided on the implementation of a definite policy and the conclusion of contracts, they tend to favour certain persons and companies.’
  • 120) ‘But, it does illustrate the fact that little kids ‘vote’ like their parents when they are polled.’
  • 121) ‘After the vote was taken, they polled the kids to find out what they voted for - they were to write down their favourite subject rather than use the ballot.’
  • 122) ‘Twenty-five of 43 students informally polled by the Peak said they did not intend to vote in the elections.’
  • 123) ‘At that moment, if one polled the Promenaders, they would surely vote to restore the entire country to rough pasture and verdant meadows.’
  • 124) ‘Apparently we're going to be polled over the coming months and if the vote goes through the service will change in late 2006.’
  • 125) ‘Sirius is currently polling existing satellite radio customers to determine what content would sell well in vehicles.’
  • 126) ‘Some companies are basing product development on polling consumers on their preferences in products, flavors, colors and other personal choices.’
  • 127) ‘We polled plant breeders, seed sellers, and food scientists to learn what should go into a health-promoting vegetable garden.’
  • 128) ‘Despite all this, Jack McCann gained the most votes, polling an impressive 22,000.’
  • 129) ‘The vice president who polls the most votes may not necessarily get picked as the next deputy PM.’
  • 130) ‘Keira has always been safe Labor, but last state election Martin did get a pretty sizeable chunk of the vote - he polled a fairly close second to Campbell, and should have given them a scare.’
  • 131) ‘This means that should you get say 20% of the vote at the election, you won't get 20% of the seats in Parliament, only those seats where you polled the most votes.’
  • 132) ‘Kevin Kelly of the Green Party polled a respectable 304 votes and as the count proper began some pundits offered him an outside chance of taking a seat.’
  • 133) ‘In the first round, it polled a million votes fewer than it had won in the local elections, but it was still on course for 118 seats, with the FLN at around twenty.’
  • 134) ‘Kelly polled a magnificent 195 votes on the first count to complete one of the most comprehensive ever election successes at congress.’
  • 135) ‘Even if 2,326 votes polled by Jammu State Morcha were to be added to the BJP tally, it added up to a measly 5,493.’
  • 136) ‘Under the closed list system, the number of MEPs elected from each party should reflect the proportion of votes polled by each party.’
  • 137) ‘He polled twenty votes, beating Ian McMillan, the poet-in-residence for Barnsley FC.’
  • 138) ‘Deputy Mayor is to be Apu Bagchi, a likeable and genuine man who though he only polled some four thousand votes has a big following locally.’
  • 139) ‘His entry took the overall prize, having polled the most votes.’
  • 140) ‘He polled a magnificent 195 votes on the first count and completely blew his rivals out of the water.’
  • 141) ‘But the votes polled by these two political parties in the state do not seem to suggest this.’
  • 142) ‘She added that she did not think the leaflets had stopped people voting for her because she polled a reasonable 479 votes in a safe Conservative seat.’
  • 143) ‘Having polled a commendable 5,468 first preferences votes in the recent general election, Cllr Browne is confident he is in a good position to take a senate seat.’
  • 144) ‘Moreover, doctors who polled the most votes at a recent GMC by-election included one once struck off for her attitude to patients and colleagues and another fined for carrying out surgery without consent.’
  • 145) ‘Voting machines recorded no votes for James Cashman at all in one precinct, but in others he says he polled plenty of votes.’
  • 146) ‘At 1,242 votes, Councillor John Hall, who did not want to comment on the incident, polled the most support but only 12 votes ahead of his party colleague Nigel Anderton.’
  • 147) ‘He polled an excellent 20% of the public vote on his last live performance and was the second contestant through to the next round.’
  • 148) ‘Old and crude methods for this required the software to poll the device continuously for status and changes.’
  • 149) ‘A management system identifies conditions on the network by periodically polling the network devices or in response to a message from a network device.’
  • 150) ‘With serialized devices it should be possible to poll every compromised device on the Net just like using a traffic camera to catch drivers who run red lights.’
  • 151) ‘We must keep polling the device to keep it active.’
  • 152) ‘With my PC and a Bluetooth card, I can poll all the Bluetooth devices in range, and listen out for any broadcasts they make.’
  • 153) ‘As an added bonus, every Thunderhouse calf born to date has been polled!’
  • 154) ‘All his calves have been polled.’
  • 155) ‘She is polled and two out of the three kids each year have been polled.’
  • 156) ‘Now the idiot Parson has polled them into wretched stumps.’
  • 157) ‘The black poplar is frequently pollar'd when as big as one's arm, eight or nine foot from the ground, as they trim them in Italy, for their vines to serpent and twist on, and those they poll, or head every second year, sparing the middle, streight, and thrivingest shoot, and at the third year cut him also.’
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