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The assignment of a path by which a message will travel to its destination.
A manufacturing process in which wooden parts are fabricated in various configurations; in high-speed industrial applications, an overhead cutting tool drills into the workpiece and then cuts the desired interior shape.
In letterpress printing, the removal of the nonprinting areas of a plate.
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The cutting away of wood to shape a molding or other piece of millwork.
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/row'ting/ Using a kind of rotating cutting tool called a router, pronounced /row't*/. In the USA a router, pronounced /row't*/, is also a network device that performs "routing". In the UK, the network device is pronounced /roo't*/ and what it does is spelled "routeing".
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routingForwarding data to its destination. In some parts of the English-speaking world, people say "rooting" instead of routing and "rooter" instead of router. See router, intermediate node routing and DNS.
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