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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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Poling joined Ford in 1951 as a cost analyst in the Steel Division Controller's Office, and held various staff and divisional finance positions before becoming Transmission and Chassis Division assistant controller in 1964.
Poling is a director of Shell Oil Company and is a member of the BHP International Advisory Council.
Poling is the answer where it's too shallow to effectively run an electric motor, or where spooky fish just won't tolerate the motor's sound.