(redirected from message switch)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia.

rout·er 1

One that routs, especially a machine tool that mills out the surface of metal or wood.

rout·er 2

 (ro͞o′tər, rou′-)
1. One that routes, especially one who prepares shipments for distribution and delivery.
2. (rou′tər) Computers
a. A device in a network that handles message transfers between computers.
b. See gateway.


(Tools) any of various tools or machines for hollowing out, cutting grooves, etc


(Computer Science) computing a device that allows packets of data to be moved efficiently between two points on a network


(ˈraʊ tər)

1. any of various tools or machines for routing, hollowing out, or furrowing.
2. Also called rout′er plane`. a plane for cutting interior angles, as at the bottom of a groove.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.router - a worker who routes shipments for distribution and delivery
skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker - a worker who has acquired special skills
2.router - (computer science) a device that forwards data packets between computer networks
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
3.router - a power tool with a shaped cutter; used in carpentry for cutting grooves
power tool - a tool driven by a motor


[ˈraʊtər ˈruːtər] nrouteur m


n (Comput) → Router m
References in periodicals archive ?
TIBCO Enterprise Message Service Appliance and TIBCO FTL Message Switch are scheduled to be generally available from TIBCO by the end of November, 2012.
The MTA is made up of the anti-virus, anti-spam, LDAP-based directory server, message switch, and distribution list manager modules.
In this model, the corporate mainframe is the focal point and serves as the primary message switch and mail repository.
Extending TIBCO's highest performance messaging product, TIBCO FTL, TIBCO FTL Message Switch provides next-generation high-performance applications the ability to deliver superior performance by placing the application inside the network infrastructure.
Highlights of the Tervela TMX-500 Message Switch include - -- Data Center Efficiency
Addressing the challenges of market volume, volatility, and visibility, Tervela invented the message switch to enable investment banks, hedge funds, exchanges, and other data-intensive organizations to deliver consistent, outstanding, and predictable performance - even in the most demanding market conditions.
Tervela and the Tervela logo are registered trademarks and Tervela Message Network, Tervela TMX Message Switch, Tervela TPE Persistence Engine and Tervela TSE Service Engine are trademarks of Tervela Inc.
Bringing more than 20 years of experience successfully designing and delivering leading edge technology solutions to global markets, Ciampa joins Tervela's management team to provide strategic worldwide marketing direction to the growing message switch provider.
A seamless service management interface is provided by VASP Manager to Rancard's mobile message switch, payments gateway and content hosting applications.

Full browser ?