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swingometer

Line breaks: swing|om¦eter
Pronunciation: /swɪŋˈɒmɪtə
 
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Definition of swingometer in English:

noun

informal
A device or computerized display used to demonstrate the effect of a political swing on an election.
Example sentences
  • Their online election services include seat by seat breakdowns, all the poll information you could want and daily analysis and commentary, complete with blogs and election swingometers.
  • Technology has come on a long way since the days of the cardboard swingometers.
  • Without a word, the BBC swingometer has magically changed from the red/blue model to the red/orange version.

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