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Rooter vs. Router

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Rooternoun

One who, or that which, roots; one that tears up by the roots.

Routernoun

Someone who routes or directs items from one location to another.

‘The router directed the movement of the company's trucks.’;

Rooternoun

One who, or that which, roots; one that tears up by the roots.

Routernoun

(telecommunications) Any device that directs packets of information using the equivalent of Open Systems Interconnection layer 3 (network layer) information. Most commonly used in reference to Internet Protocol routers.

Rooternoun

One who roots, or applauds.

Routernoun

(Internet) A device that connects local area networks to form a larger internet by, at minimum, selectively passing those datagrams having a destination IP address to the network which is able to deliver them to their destination; a network gateway.

‘The router was configured to forward packets outside of a certain range of IP addresses to its internet uplink port.’;

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Rooternoun

a supporter or fan of a sports team or player

‘ringside rooters rose to salute him’; ‘Minnesota Twins rooters’;

Routernoun

In integrated circuit or printed circuit board design, an algorithm for adding all wires needed to properly connect all of the placed components while obeying all design rules.

Routernoun

A power tool used in carpentry for cutting grooves.

‘He made an attractive edge on the table with a router.’;

Routernoun

A plane made like a spokeshave, for working the inside edges of circular sashes.

Routernoun

A plane with a hooked tool protruding far below the sole, for smoothing the bottom of a cavity.

Routerverb

to hollow out or cut using a router power tool.

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Routernoun

A plane made like a spokeshave, for working the inside edges of circular sashes.

Routernoun

A machine with a rapidly revolving vertical spindle and cutter for scooping out the surface of wood or metal, as between and around the engraved parts of an electrotype.

Routernoun

a worker who routes shipments for distribution and delivery

Routernoun

(computer science) a device that forwards data packets between computer networks

Routernoun

a power tool with a shaped cutter; used in carpentry for cutting grooves

Routernoun

a power tool with a shaped cutter, used in carpentry for making grooves for joints, decorative mouldings, etc.

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Routernoun

a device which forwards data packets to the appropriate parts of a computer network.

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