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router1

Line breaks: rout¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈraʊtə
 
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noun

A power tool with a shaped cutter, used in carpentry for making grooves for joints, decorative mouldings, etc.
Example sentences
  • He needs a variety of power tools, drills, routers, circular saws, jigsaws and packets of blades.
  • But shapers are expensive and routers lack the power to cut the profile in one pass.
  • That equipment included glass and mat cutters, a frame chopper, router and other tools.

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There are 2 main definitions of router in English:

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router2

Line breaks: rout¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈruːtə
 
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noun

A device which forwards data packets to the appropriate parts of a computer network.
Example sentences
  • By sending malformed control messages a cracker could cause devices such as VoIP routers running the vulnerable software to reload.
  • The network routers do not know if the packets they forward contain healthcare information or movies.
  • Testing with a router and a notebook computer in the empty townhouse before we moved in, the signal looked good initially.

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