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1router

noun rout·er \ˈra-tər\

Definition of ROUTER

:  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

First Known Use of ROUTER

1818

Other Hardware Terms

adze, auger, awl, chock, ferrule, punch, tang

2router

noun rout·er \ˈrü-tər, ˈra-\

Definition of ROUTER

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

First Known Use of ROUTER

1903

Other Computer-Related Terms

adware, flash, kludge, phishing, recursive

3router

noun rout·er \ˈrü-tər, ˈra-\

Definition of ROUTER

:  a horse trained for distance races

Origin of ROUTER

route (race of a mile or more)
First Known Use: circa 1951

Other Equestrian Terms

canter, cantle, curry, farrier, hunter, paddock, skirt, tack

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