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. 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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