(n.) One who does not try for honors, but is content to take a degree merely; a passman.
(n.) The head; the back part of the head.
(n.) A number or aggregate of heads; a list or register of heads or individuals.
(n.) Specifically, the register of the names of electors who may vote in an election.
(n.) The casting or recording of the votes of registered electors; as, the close of the poll.
(n.) The place where the votes are cast or recorded; as, to go to the polls.
(n.) The broad end of a hammer; the but of an ax.
(n.) The European chub. See Pollard, 3 (a).
(v. t.) To remove the poll or head of; hence, to remove the top or end of; to clip; to lop; to shear; as, to poll the head; to poll a tree.
(v. t.) To cut off; to remove by clipping, shearing, etc.; to mow or crop; -- sometimes with off; as, to poll the hair; to poll wool; to poll grass.
(v. t.) To extort from; to plunder; to strip.
(v. t.) To impose a tax upon.
(v. t.) To pay as one's personal tax.
(v. t.) To enter, as polls or persons, in a list or register; to enroll, esp. for purposes of taxation; to enumerate one by one.
(v. t.) To register or deposit, as a vote; to elicit or call forth, as votes or voters; as, he polled a hundred votes more than his opponent.
(v. t.) To cut or shave smooth or even; to cut in a straight line without indentation; as, a polled deed. See Dee/ poll.
(v. i.) To vote at an election.
(1) For some time now, public opinion polls have revealed Americans' strong preference to live in comparatively small cities, towns, and rural areas rather than in large cities.
(2) Many hope this week's photocalls with the two men will be a recruiting aid and provide a desperately needed bounce in the polls.
(3) The move comes as a poll found that 74% of people want doctors to be allowed to help terminally ill people end their lives.
(4) In a poll before the debate, 48% predicted that Merkel, who will become Europe's longest serving leader if re-elected on 22 September, would emerge as the winner of the US-style debate, while 26% favoured Steinbruck, a former finance minister who is known for his quick-wit and rhetorical skills, but sometimes comes across as arrogant.
(5) Polls indicated that anger over the government shutdown, which was sharply felt in parts of northern Virginia, as well as discomfort with Cuccinelli's deeply conservative views, handed the race to McAuliffe, a controversial Democratic fundraiser and close ally of Bill and Hillary Clinton.
(6) Numerous voters reported problems at polling stations on Tuesday.
(7) Yet, polls have Maryland voters approving same-sex marriage by 14 to 20 points.
(8) It is worth noting though that the government is reaping scant reward in the polls even though the economy has expanded by more than 3% over the past year and – according to the IMF – will be the fastest growing of the G7 economies this year.
(9) Unfortunately for the governor, he could win both states and still face the overwhelming likelihood of failure if he doesn't take Ohio, where the poll found Obama out front 51-43.
(10) As it was, Labour limped in seven points and nearly two million votes behind the Conservatives because older cohorts of the electorate leant heavily to the Tories and grandpa and grandma turned up at the polling stations in the largest numbers.
(11) Facebook Twitter Pinterest Nick Clegg and the Liberal Democrats have suffered a dramatic slump in support as a result of their role in the coalition and are now barely ahead of the Greens with an average rating of about 8% in the polls.
(12) He won the Labour candidacy for the Scottish seat of Kilmarnock and Loudon in 1997, within weeks of polling day, after the sitting Labour MP, Willie McKelvey, decided to stand down when he suffered a stroke.
(13) The poll – which sets the stage for a tense and dramatic run to referendum day – suggests that, among the undecideds, more are inclined to vote Remain than Leave.
(14) The report's authors warns that to limit their spending councils will have "an incentive to discourage low-income families from living in the area" and that raises the possibility that councils will – like the ill-fated poll tax of the early 1990s – be left to chase desperately poor people through the courts for small amounts of unpaid tax.
(15) The polling evidence on this is very clear: the EU is not the primary concern of Ukip voters .
(16) Given that a post-poll economy still registers as a crucial issue among undecided voters, and that matters economic are now his BBC day job, that was hardly surprising.
(17) It also cancelled the results from 21 polling stations in Libreville.
(18) In this vision, people will go to polling stations on 18 September with a mindset somewhere between that of a lobby correspondent and a desiccated calculating machine.
(19) Donald Trump and the 'war on women': GOP confident mogul will lose the battle Read more Governor Scott Walker, who recently signed a restrictive 20-week abortion ban in Wisconsin , also opposes abortion without exceptions and has said voters agree, though polls tell a different story.
(20) Then they look at a poll and assume that a poll is a proxy for what is really going on.” Facebook Twitter Pinterest David Cameron and Crosby during the London mayoral campaign in 2012.
(v. t.) To raze.
(n.) A root.
(n.) The descendants of a common ancestor; a family, tribe, people, or nation, believed or presumed to belong to the same stock; a lineage; a breed.
(n.) Company; herd; breed.
(n.) A variety of such fixed character that it may be propagated by seed.
(n.) Peculiar flavor, taste, or strength, as of wine; that quality, or assemblage of qualities, which indicates origin or kind, as in wine; hence, characteristic flavor; smack.
(n.) Hence, characteristic quality or disposition.
(n.) A progress; a course; a movement or progression.
(n.) Esp., swift progress; rapid course; a running.
(n.) Hence: The act or process of running in competition; a contest of speed in any way, as in running, riding, driving, skating, rowing, sailing; in the plural, usually, a meeting for contests in the running of horses; as, he attended the races.
(n.) Competitive action of any kind, especially when prolonged; hence, career; course of life.
(n.) A strong or rapid current of water, or the channel or passage for such a current; a powerful current or heavy sea, sometimes produced by the meeting of two tides; as, the Portland Race; the Race of Alderney.
(n.) The current of water that turns a water wheel, or the channel in which it flows; a mill race.
(n.) A channel or guide along which a shuttle is driven back and forth, as in a loom, sewing machine, etc.
(v. i.) To run swiftly; to contend in a race; as, the animals raced over the ground; the ships raced from port to port.
(v. i.) To run too fast at times, as a marine engine or screw, when the screw is lifted out of water by the action of a heavy sea.
(v. t.) To cause to contend in a race; to drive at high speed; as, to race horses.
(v. t.) To run a race with.
(1) To estimate the age of onset of these differences, and to assess their relationship to abdominal and gluteal adipocyte size, we measured adiposity, adipocyte size, and glucose and insulin concentrations during a glucose tolerance test in lean (less than 20% body fat), prepubertal children from each race.
(2) What we’re doing is designed to improve people’s lives.” "I don't see race, colour or creed, and neither do my children," he added.
(3) Mieko Nagaoka took just under an hour and 16 minutes to finish the race as the sole competitor in the 100 to 104-year-old category at a short course pool in Ehime, western Japan , on Saturday.
(4) In common with other studies, we found that the injury occurred in competitive runners, especially females, and was likely to develop during competitive races or intensive training sessions.
(5) US presidential election 2016: the state of the Republican race as the year begins Read more So far, the former secretary of state seems to be recovering well from self-inflicted wounds that dogged the start of her second, and most concerted, attempt for the White House.
(6) The Sports Network broadcasts live NHL, Nascar, golf and horse racing – having also recently purchased the rights for Formula One – and will show 154 of the 196 games that NBC will cover.
(7) O'Connell first spotted 14-year-old David Rudisha in 2004, running the 200m sprint at a provincial schools race.
(8) Polls indicated that anger over the government shutdown, which was sharply felt in parts of northern Virginia, as well as discomfort with Cuccinelli's deeply conservative views, handed the race to McAuliffe, a controversial Democratic fundraiser and close ally of Bill and Hillary Clinton.
(9) Our findings suggest that many traditional biological features used to estimate prognosis in ALL can be discarded in favor of clinical features (leukocyte count, age, and race) and cytogenetics (ploidy) for planning of future clinical trials.
(10) They include two leading Republican hopefuls for the presidential race in 2016, Rand Paul and Marco Rubio; three of them enjoy A+ rankings from the NRA and a further eight are listed A. Rand Paul of Kentucky The junior senator's penchant for filibusters became famous during his nearly 13-hour speech against the use unmanned drones, and he is one of three senators who sent an initial missive to Reid , warning him of another verbose round.
(11) Activists in the country are pushing to get their voices heard ahead of Sunday's race.
(12) As Russian companies Polymetal, Polyus Gold and Evraz race to join Eurasian Natural Resources as FTSE100 companies, despite their murky practices, because of London's incredibly lax listing requirements, one future scenario is becoming clearer.
(13) The majority of the patients were Chinese (78.0%), followed by Malays (11.5%), Indians (8.1%) and other minority races (2.4%).
(14) These changes were completely reversible within 18 hr after the race.
(15) This is welcome news but it needs to be borne in mind that the manufacturing sector is still far from racing ahead and serious doubts remain about the strength of demand for manufactured goods over the medium term, particularly once stimulative measures start being withdrawn.
(16) Five horses raced successfully and lowered the lifetime race records, 1 horse was sound and trained successfully, but died of colic, and 1 horse was not lame in early training.
(17) "I felt so relaxed today, I wasn't bouncing off the walls ready to race.
(18) Distance running performance is slower on hilly race courses than flat courses even when the start and finish are at the same elevation, resulting in equal amounts of uphill and downhill running.
(19) Betfair says Dixon is one of a new set of "ambassadors" including rugby's Will Greenwood, racing's Paul Nicholls and cricket's Michael Vaughan.
(20) I felt like he was a little bit inexperienced and the race got away from him a little bit at the third-last.