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Noun: poll  pówl
  1. An inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people
    - opinion poll, public opinion poll, canvass
  2. A tame parrot
    - poll parrot
  3. The counting of votes (as in an election)
  4. A vote to select the winner of a position or political office
    "the results of the poll will be announced tonight";
    - election
  5. A place where voters cast ballots
    "The polls close at 8 p.m."
  6. The top of the head
    - pate, crown, vertex
  7. The part of the head between the ears
Verb: poll  pówl
  1. Get the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions
    - canvass
  2. Vote in an election at a polling station
  3. Get the votes of
  4. Convert into a pollard
    "poll trees";
    - pollard
  5. Remove the horns of (an animal)

Sounds like: plums, plumbse, pol

Derived forms: polls, polled, polling

Type of: acquire, clip, count, counting, crop, cut back, dress, enquiry [Brit, Cdn], enumeration, get, inquiry, lop, numeration, parrot, prune, reckoning, research, snip, survey, tally, top, top side, trim, upper side, upside, vote

Part of: cow, Equus caballus, horse, human head, moo-cow [informal]

Encyclopedia: Poll, Cologne