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route / roōt; rout/ • n. a way or course taken in getting from a starting point to a destination: our route was via the Jerusalem road. ∎  the line of a road, path, railroad, etc. ∎  a circuit traveled in delivering, selling, or collecting goods. ∎  a method or process leading to a specified result: the many routes to a healthier diet will be described. • v. (rout·ing ; Brit. also route·ing) [tr.] send or direct along a specified course: all lines of communication were routed through Atlanta. ORIGIN: Middle English: from Old French rute ‘road,’ from Latin rupta (via) ‘broken (way),’ feminine past participle of rumpere.

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route The path used to move information from one place to another. In a packet switching network it is the list of nodes that a particular packet or class of packets is to follow or has followed.

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route way, course XIII (obs. in ME. in XV; readopted XVI); (mil.) order to march, marching orders XVIII. — OF. rute (also mod.) route :- Rom. *rupta (see ROUT1).

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