One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A person who votes, especially in an election; a voter. Now rare.
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.
Early 16th century (in an earlier sense). From poll + -er.
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