misroute

verb mis·route \ ˌmis-ˈrüt , -ˈrau̇t \

Definition of misroute

misrouted; misrouting
: to send (something) to an incorrect destination or by an incorrect route : to route (something) incorrectly
  • Having dispatch centers in such close proximity means some calls are misrouted to the wrong dispatch center …
  • —Wendy Culverwell
  • But misrouting a line or wire might put it in a position susceptible to chafing, heat, or other harm.
  • —Earl Heron

First Known Use of misroute

1893

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