Complete Definition of "router"

English

Pronunciation
IPA|/'ɹu:tÉ/ (meanings 1, 3, 4), IPA|/'ɹaÊtÉ/ (meaning 2) italbrac|UK
IPA|/'ɹaÊtÉ/, SAMPA|/raUt3r/ italbrac|US
audio|en-uk-router.ogg|Audio (UK)
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-aÊtÉ(r)|-aÊtÉ(r)

Etymology
to route#Verb|route + -er

Noun
en-noun

  1. Something or someone that routes or directs items from one location to another.

#: The Router directed the movement of the company's trucks.

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

#: He made an attractive edge on the table with a router.

  1. context|Communications Any device that directs packets of information using OSI layer 3, network layer, information.
  2. internet A device that connects LAN|local area networks to form a larger internet by, at mimimum, selectively passing those datagrams having a destination IP address to the network which is able to deliver them to their destination.

#: The router was configured to forward packets outside of a certain range of IP addresses to its internet uplink port.
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Translations
trans-top|Something or someone that routes or directs items from one location to another
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trans-top|A power tool
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trans-top|Any device that directs packets of information using OSI layer 3
Icelandic: beinir m
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trans-top|A device that connects local area networks to form a larger internet
Finnish: reititin
French: routeur
Greek: Î´Î¹Î±Î½Î¿Î¼Î­Î±Ï m
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Icelandic: beinir m
Portuguese: roteador m
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See also
wikipedia|wood router
Internet firewall


French

Etymology
route + -er#French|-er

Noun
router

  1. to route#Verb|route

Related terms
routage
routeur

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