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route

1. US a main road between cities
2. Mountaineering the direction or course taken by a climb
3. Med the means by which a drug or agent is administered or enters the body, such as by mouth or by injection
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route

[rüt or rau̇t]
(navigation)
The prescribed course to be traveled from a specific point of origin to a specific destination.
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route

A defined path consisting of one or more courses in a horizontal plane, which an aircraft traverses over the surface of the earth.
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route

(networking)
/root/ The sequence of hosts, routers, bridges, gateways, and other devices that network traffic takes, or could take, from its source to its destination. As a verb, to determine the link down which to send a packet, that will minimise its total journey time according to some routeing algorithm.

You can find the route from your computer to another using the program traceroute on Unix or tracert on Microsoft Windows.
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