Online Google Dictionary

poll 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/pōl/,
Font size:

polls, plural;
  1. Record the opinion or vote of
    • - focus groups in which customers are polled about merchandise preferences
  2. (of a candidate in an election) Receive a specified number of votes
    • - the Green candidate polled 3.6 percent
  3. Check the status of (a measuring device, part of a computer, or a node in a network), esp. as part of a repeated cycle

  4. Cut the horns off (an animal, esp. a young cow)

  5. Cut off the top of (a tree or plant), typically to encourage further growth; pollard

Noun
  1. The process of voting in an election
    • - the country went to the polls on March 10
  2. A record of the number of votes cast in an election

  3. The places where votes are cast in an election
    • - the polls have only just closed
  4. A person's head

  5. The part of the head on which hair grows; the scalp


  1. an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people
  2. get the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions
  3. pate: the top of the head
  4. vote in an election at a polling station
  5. get the votes of
  6. a tame parrot
  7. DNA polymerase lambda, also known as POLL, is a protein which in humans is encoded by the POLLA gene.
  8. Poll is a quarter of the city of Cologne, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is part of the borough of Porz.
  9. Polled livestock are livestock without horns, of species that normally have them. The term refers both to breeds or strains which are naturally polled through selective breeding and also to naturally horned animals which have been dehorned. ...
  10. (Polling (bei Weilheim)) Polling is a municipality in the Weilheim-Schongau district, in Bavaria, Germany.
  11. (Polling (computer science)) Polling, or polled operation, in computer science, refers to actively sampling the status of an external device by a client program as a synchronous activity. ...
  12. (Polling (horse)) Poling or Rapping is the practice of hitting a horse on the legs as it goes over a jump, to make it think it hit the fence hard (due to the pain), so the animal will pick his legs up higher the next time. ...
  13. An election or a survey of a particular group; A place voters cast ballots; Hair; The head, especially its top part; To take, record the votes of (an electorate); To solicit mock votes from (a person or group); To cut the hair of (a creature); To remove the horns of (an animal); To ( ...
  14. (polling) the action of taking a poll; A technique that continually interrogates a peripheral device to see if it has data to transfer; This word needs a definition. Please help out and add a definition, then remove the text {{rfdef}}
  15. (Polled) Naturally hornless cattle. Having no horns or scurs.
  16. (POLLED) US SEBENNUS, lived in the reign of Alexander Severus (Dion Cass. Ixxvi. 9.)
  17. (Polled) an animal which has no horns – genetic.
  18. (polled) (a): bald. FS (TNK).
  19. (polling) A method where a computer sends a signal to a plotter or printer requesting information on the current production area. The device sends back an answer on production parameters; the production software then sets panels, or tiles, based on the information. ...
  20. (polling) Process by which a computer checks the readiness of other units to transmit or receive signals and information.
  21. (POLLING) A means of controlling devices on multi-point line. Usually utilized to send/receive information via modem from remote computers to a central computer.
  22. (polling) the process of collecting batches of transactions from an offline EFTPOS terminal
  23. (Polling) Overnight, provided you have completed the 'end of day' procedure correctly, details of card payments will be collected via your equipment through a phone line – this is called polling.
  24. (Polling) Communications access control procedure where a primary (master) station systematically invites secondary stations, one at a time, to transmit data.
  25. (polling) A technique which examines external device interfaces to determine if the device needs attention.