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rout·er 1

 (rou′tər)
n.
One that routs, especially a machine tool that mills out the surface of metal or wood.

rout·er 2

 (ro͞o′tər, rou′-)
n.
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.
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router

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

router

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

(ˈraʊ tər)

n.
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.
[1840–50]
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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
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Translations
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routeurdéfonçeuserooter
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router

[ˈraʊtər ˈruːtər] nrouteur m
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router

n (Comput) → Router m
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