routing indicator


Also found in: Dictionary, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

routing indicator

[′rüd·iŋ ‚in·də‚kād·ər]
(communications)
A group of letters, engineered and assigned, to identify a station within a digital communications network.
A group of letters assigned to indicate the geographic location of a station; a fixed headquarters of a command, activity, or unit at a geographic location; or the general location of a tape relay or tributary station to facilitate the routing of traffic over tape relay networks.