from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having dimples.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of dimple.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Set with dimples; marked by dimples.
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Then they got into the process of evaluating these ballots, and changed the standard from moment to moment during the first day, and, again, they evolved from the standard that the chad had to be punched through to this so-called dimpled ballot standard, indentations on the ballot.
Then they got into the process of evaluating these ballots, and changed the standard from moment to moment during the first day, and again they evolved from the standard that the chad had to be punched through to this so-called dimpled ballot standard; indentations on the ballot.
After that board will convene over at the Broward County Courthouse in the judge's courtroom, one of the members of the board here, and review those, begin to consider the so-called dimpled and partially punctured ballots.
Just very quickly, imagine if the hand counts come in and they are counted expansively, that is those so-called dimpled ballots, and they give Gore a razor-thin margin and fearing a contempt citation the secretary of state and the state canvassing board certifies Al Gore the winner, the state legislature still may try to do something to change that.
BOIES: Many of you may have seen the Chicago Tribune article earlier today in which it referred to the fact that under Illinois law the indented chads, so-called dimpled chads, are counted under Illinois law.
The Republicans are charging here as they are elsewhere that this recount is way out of hand, far too subjective and are hoping that the Florida Supreme Court will shut the process down or at least throw out consideration of those so-called dimpled ballots or partially punctured ones.
And the Democratic Party, Ben Kuehne, a legal counsel for the Democratic Party says, they have also gone to court, here in Palm Beach County, because they want the county to count not just all these votes that they are planning on counting, but to count ballots that are called dimpled ballots.
FRAZIER: That hope remains alive for the Gore campaign as the hand recount continues also in Palm Beach County, but the issue before a judge there today is whether or not so-called dimpled ballots should be part of the hand recount.
Republican attorneys have been urging for days that the canvassing board reconsider its decision to -- to depart from the using a two - corner standard when considering these so-called dimpled or partially punctured ballots.
In a hearing scheduled for the morning, he must decide whether to grant a request from the Florida Democratic Party that he order the canvassing board to also count so-called dimpled ballots -- ballots which were not fully punched out by the voters.
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