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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The vote of a presiding officer in an assembly or council, given to break a tie.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.
  • n. See under Casting, Cumulative, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The vote of a presiding officer in an assembly or council, thrown to decide a question when the votes cast by the members are equally divided.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the deciding vote cast by the presiding officer to resolve a tie

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