polling

/ (ˈpəʊlɪŋ) /

noun

  1. the casting or registering of votes at an election
  2. (as modifier)polling day
the conducting of a public opinion poll
computing the automatic interrogation of terminals by a central controlling machine to determine if they are ready to receive or transmit messages

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