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[Sun] n. The largish thin box housing the electronics in (especially Sun) desktop workstations, so named because of its size and shape and the...
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v.,n. 1. [techspeak] The action of checking the status of an input line, sensor, or memory location to see if a particular external event has been registered. 2. To repeatedly call or check with someone "I keep polling him, but he's not answering his phone; he must be swapped out." 3. To ask. "Lunch? I poll for a takeout order daily."