Meaning of “router” in the English Dictionary

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"router" in American English

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routernoun [ C ]


an electronic device that deals with communications between two or more computer networks

(Definition of “router” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"router" in Business English

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routernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈruːtər/ us /ˈruːtər, ˈraʊtər/ IT, INTERNET

a piece of electronic equipment that connects computer networks to each other:

Companies need to buy routers to direct data traffic and connect to the internet.

(Definition of “router” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)