how to pronounce router


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router is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of router in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… we've got a cnc router woodworking stuff …”

meanings of router


  1. Any device that directs packets of information using the equivalent of Open Systems Interconnection layer 3 (network layer) information. Most commonly used in reference to Internet Protocol routers.
  2. A plane with a hooked tool protruding far below the sole, for smoothing the bottom of a cavity.
  3. A power tool used in carpentry for cutting grooves.
  4. Someone who routes or directs items from one location to another.
  5. A device that connects local area networks to form a larger internet by, at minimum, selectively passing those datagrams having a destination IP address to the network which is able to deliver them to their destination; a network gateway.
  6. A plane made like a spokeshave, for working the inside edges of circular sashes.
  7. In integrated circuit or printed circuit board design, an algorithm for adding all wires needed to properly connect all of the placed components while obeying all design rules.


  1. To hollow out or cut using a router power tool.

router frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word router occurs in english on average 1.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics router can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that router can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) transport and travel;

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