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ROUTER

 Dictionary entry overview: What does router mean? 

ROUTER (noun)
  The noun ROUTER has 3 senses:

1. a worker who routes shipments for distribution and delivery
2. (computer science) a device that forwards data packets between computer networks
3. a power tool with a shaped cutter; used in carpentry for cutting grooves

  Familiarity information: ROUTER used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


ROUTER (noun)


Sense 1router [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A worker who routes shipments for distribution and delivery

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("router" is a kind of...):

skilled worker; skilled workman; trained worker (a worker who has acquired special skills)


Sense 2router [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("router" is a kind of...):

device (an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose)

Domain category:

computer science; computing (the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures)


Sense 3router [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("router" is a kind of...):

power tool (a tool driven by a motor)


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