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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Router \Rout"er\, n.
(a) A plane made like a spokeshave, for working the inside
edges of circular sashes.
(b) A plane with a hooked tool protruding far below the
sole, for smoothing the bottom of a cavity.
2. (Mach.) 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
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a worker who routes shipments for distribution and delivery
2: (computer science) a device that forwards data packets
between computer networks
3: a power tool with a shaped cutter; used in carpentry for
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :
/roo't*/ A device which forwards packets
between networks. The forwarding decision is based on
network layer information and routing tables, often
constructed by routing protocols.
Unix manual page: route(8).
See also bridge, gateway, Exterior Gateway Protocol,
Interior Gateway Protocol, flapping router.
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