Do administrative, often petty, paperwork. For example, She spent the whole day pushing paper for her boss. [ ; second half of 1900s ]
[poo sh-pin] /ˈpʊʃˌpɪn/ noun 1. a short pin having a spool-shaped head of plastic, glass, or metal, used for affixing material to a bulletin board, wall, or the like. 2. an early children’s game. 3. Archaic. child’s play; triviality. /ˈpʊʃˌpɪn/ noun 1. (US & Canadian) a pin with a small ball-shaped head
noun 1. a rectangular protective plate of metal, plastic, ceramic, or other material applied vertically to the lock stile of a door.
noun 1. a seemingly unbiased telephone survey that is actually conducted by supporters of a particular candidate and disseminates negative information about an opponent. noun an opinion poll done with loaded questions or offering negative information to sway the opinions of those polled Usage Note push-polling n noun phrase : It’s called a ”push poll” […]
[poo sh-poo l] /ˈpʊʃˈpʊl/ noun 1. Radio. a two-tube symmetrical arrangement in which the grid excitation voltages are opposite in phase. adjective 2. of or relating to electronic devices having components with balanced signals opposite in phase. noun (modifier) 1. using two similar electronic devices, such as matched valves, made to operate 180° out of […]