alternate routing


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alternate routing

[′ȯl·tər·nət ′rüt·iŋ]
(communications)
The operation of a switching center when all circuits are found busy in a programmed route to the destination, and the call is offered to another programmed route.

alternate routing

The ability to use another transmission line if the regular line is busy.
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A team that included Debra Anderson, Patty Proctor, Richard Currier and Joel Dickerson was able to provide assistance and alternate routings to assure successful transportation movements.

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