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poling

[′pōl·iŋ]
(electricity)
Adjustment of polarity; specifically, in wire-line practice, the use of transpositions between transposition sections of open wire or between lengths of cable, to cause the residual cross-talk couplings in individual sections or lengths to oppose one another.
(metallurgy)
A technique used in the refining of copper that consists of the thrusting of green-wood poles into the molten metal in order to generate the reducing gases that react with the oxides in the metal.
(mining engineering)
The act or process of temporarily protecting the face of a level, drift, or cut by driving poles or planks along the sides of the yet unbroken ground.
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PP-1 Attock I , total 195 polling stations which include 79 male, 77 female and 39 combinational poling stations , where 114899 male and 104689 female voters , for PP- 2 Attock II total 209 poling stations which include 71 male and 71 male and 65 female and 73 combined poling stations where 133522 male and 115174 female voters and in PP-3 Attock III, total 57 male , 50 female and 75 combined poling stations where 127799 male , 115586 female voters , in Attock 5 , Attock V total 74 male , 70 female and the 103 combined poling stations have been established where 144344 male and 130565 female voters would exercise their right to vote.
For longer stops, such as staking out for migrating tarpon, or to cast for awhile on a channel edge, it's customary to plunge the pointed end of your pushpole into soft bottom at a 45-degree angle (or less if it will hold) and tie it off to a cleat or the poling platform.
Poling, when done correctly, is the quietest means of flats propulsion, and stealth is essential when stalking wary gamefish.