Meaning of ROUTE in English

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 .

(2001-05-26)

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