Definition of Router

1. Noun. A worker who routes shipments for distribution and delivery.




2. Noun. (computer science) a device that forwards data packets between computer networks.
Generic synonyms: Device
Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing

3. Noun. A power tool with a shaped cutter; used in carpentry for cutting grooves.
Generic synonyms: Power Tool

Definition of Router

1. n. A plane made like a spokeshave, for working the inside edges of circular sashes.

2. n. A machine with a rapidly revolving vertical spindle and cutter for scooping out the surface of wood or metal, as between and around the engraved parts of an electrotype.

Definition of Router

1. Noun. Someone who routes or directs items from one location to another. ¹

2. Noun. (telecommunications) Any device that directs packets of information using OSI layer 3 (network layer) information. ¹

3. Noun. (Internet) A device that connects local area networks to form a larger internet by, at minimum, selectively passing those datagrams having a destination IP address to the network which is able to deliver them to their destination; a network gateway. ¹

4. Noun. (electronics electronic design automation) In integrated circuit or printed circuit board design, an algorithm for adding all wires needed to properly connect all of the placed components while obeying all design rules. ¹

5. Noun. A power tool used in carpentry for cutting grooves. ¹

6. Noun. A plane made like a spokeshave, for working the inside edges of circular sashes. ¹

7. Noun. A plane with a hooked tool protruding far below the sole, for smoothing the bottom of a cavity. ¹

8. Verb. To hollow out or cut using a router power tool. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Router

1. a scooping tool [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Router

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Literary usage of Router

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1. First Text Retrieval Conference (Trec-1): Proceedings by D. K. Harman (1995)
"The technology being tested in the TREC experiments has been developed in the Automatic Message router Project, (AMR). AMR was developed over the past three ..."

2. First Text Retrieval Conference (Trec-1): Proceedings by D. K. Harman (1995)
"The technology being tested in the TREC experiments has been developed in the Automatic Message router Project, (AMR). AMR was developed over the past three ..."

3. The Backup Book: Disaster Recovery from Desktop to Data Center by Dorian J. Cougias, E. L. Heiberger, Karsten Koop (2003)
"That is, LANsurveyor will search any IP address range one hop, or separated by one router, from the specified IP address range. LANsurveyor uses the SNMP in ..."

4. A Glossary of North Country Words, in Use: With Their Etymology, and by John Trotter Brockett (1829)
"... or router, a great untruth. S.»( K-AND-SEAM-RO.M), a lior.se road—properly a pack-horse road over moors. V. Lye, vo. team, SACKLESS, simple, weak, ..."

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