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router

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noun rout·er \ˈrau̇-tər\

Definition of router

  1. :  one that routs: as a :  a routing plane b :  a machine with a revolving vertical spindle and cutter for milling out the surface of wood or metal



1818

First Known Use of router

1818

Other Hardware Terms


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router

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noun rout·er \ˈrü-tər, ˈrau̇-\

Definition of router

  1. :  one that routes; especially :  a device that mediates the transmission routes of data packets over an electronic communications network (as the Internet)



1903

First Known Use of router

1903

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noun rout·er \ˈrü-tər, ˈrau̇-\

Definition of router

  1. :  a horse trained for distance races



Origin of router

route (race of a mile or more)


First Known Use: circa 1951

Other Equestrian Terms



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