Definition of poller in English:

poller

noun

  • 1A person who votes, especially in an election; a voter. Now rare.

  • 2Pollster.

  • 3Telecommunications and Computing. A unit which automatically obtains information about the status or contents of other devices or nodes in a network and reports this to a central station, especially as part of a repeated cycle of such operations.

Origin

Early 16th century (in an earlier sense). From poll + -er.

Pronunciation

poller

/ˈpəʊlə/