Meaning of ROUTING in English


I. noun

( -s )

Etymology: from gerund of rout (V)

1. : the removal of excess material (as from a printing plate) by cutting, milling, or gouging

2. : a groove or indentation produced by routing

II. noun

( -s )

Etymology: from gerund of route (II)


a. : a course of travel : itinerary

b. : transmission over a selected course : circulation

selective routing of messages — Eunice Cooper & Helen Dinerman

2. : the sorting of mail into proper sequence for delivery

3. : the scheduling or standardization of a flow of work


a. : the determination of a course and method of shipment (as of freight)

b. : route 4c

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