voting machine


noun

a mechanical apparatus used in a polling place to register and count the votes.

Nearby words

  1. vote-getter,
  2. voteable,
  3. voteless,
  4. voter,
  5. voting,
  6. voting paper,
  7. voting rights act of 1965,
  8. votive,
  9. votive mass,
  10. votively

Origin of voting machine

First recorded in 1895–1900

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British Dictionary definitions for voting machine

voting machine

noun

(esp in the US) a machine at a polling station that voters operate to register their votes and that mechanically or electronically counts all votes cast
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