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English → English (WordNet) Definition: casting vote casting vote n : the deciding vote cast by the presiding officer to resolve a tie
English → English (gcide) Definition: Casting vote Vote \Vote\, n. [L. votum a vow, wish, will, fr. vovere, votum, to vow: cf. F. vote. See Vow.] [1913 Webster] 1. An ardent wish or desire; a vow; a prayer. [Obs.] --Massinger. [1913 Webster] 2. A wish, choice, or opinion, of a person or a body of persons, expressed in some received and authorized way; the expression of a wish, desire, will, preference, or choice, in regard to any measure proposed, in which the person voting has an interest in common with others, either in electing a person to office, or in passing laws, rules, regulations, etc.; suffrage. [1913 Webster] 3. That by means of which will or preference is expressed in elections, or in deciding propositions; voice; a ballot; a ticket; as, a written vote. [1913 Webster] The freeman casting with unpurchased hand The vote that shakes the turrets of the land. --Holmes. [1913 Webster] 4. Expression of judgment or will by a majority; legal decision by some expression of the minds of a number; as, the vote was unanimous; a vote of confidence. [1913 Webster] 5. Votes, collectively; as, the Tory vote; the labor vote. [1913 Webster] Casting vote, Cumulative vote, etc. See under Casting, Cumulative, etc. [1913 Webster] Casting \Cast"ing\, n. 1. The act of one who casts or throws, as in fishing. [1913 Webster] 2. The act or process of making casts or impressions, or of shaping metal or plaster in a mold; the act or the process of pouring molten metal into a mold. [1913 Webster] 3. That which is cast in a mold; esp. the mass of metal so cast; as, a casting in iron; bronze casting. [1913 Webster] 4. The warping of a board. --Brande & C. [1913 Webster] 5. The act of casting off, or that which is cast off, as skin, feathers, excrement, etc. [1913 Webster] Casting of draperies, the proper distribution of the folds of garments, in painting and sculpture. Casting line (Fishing), the leader; also, sometimes applied to the long reel line. Casting net, a net which is cast and drawn, in distinction from a net that is set and left. Casting voice, Casting vote, the decisive vote of a presiding officer, when the votes of the assembly or house are equally divided. “When there was an equal vote, the governor had the casting voice.” --B. Trumbull. Casting weight, a weight that turns a balance when exactly poised. [1913 Webster]

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