from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The deciding vote of a presiding officer in an assembly or council, exercised when there is a deadlock due to a tie.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun 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.
- noun the deciding vote cast by the presiding officer to resolve a tie
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