Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In carpentry, a sash-plane made like a spokeshave, to work on sashes.
  • In woodworking, to cut away, or cut out, as material below a general surface, leaving some parts, figures, or designs in relief; rout.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A plane made like a spokeshave, for working the inside edges of circular sashes.
  • noun A plane with a hooked tool protruding far below the sole, for smoothing the bottom of a cavity.
  • noun (Mach.) A machine with a rapidly revolving vertical spindle and cutter for scooping out the surface of wood or metal, as between and around the engraved parts of an electrotype.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A power tool used in carpentry for cutting grooves.
  • noun A plane made like a spokeshave, for working the inside edges of circular sashes.
  • noun A plane with a hooked tool protruding far below the sole, for smoothing the bottom of a cavity.
  • verb To hollow out or cut using a router power tool.
  • noun Someone who routes or directs items from one location to another.
  • noun telecommunications Any device that directs packets of information using OSI layer 3 (network layer) information.
  • noun Internet 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.
  • noun electronics, electronic design automation 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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a worker who routes shipments for distribution and delivery
  • noun a power tool with a shaped cutter; used in carpentry for cutting grooves
  • noun (computer science) a device that forwards data packets between computer networks

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  • "In carpentry, a sash-plane made like a spokeshave, to work on sashes."

    --Cent. Dict.

    November 1, 2012