A Router is a network device you use to connect your computer (or computers) to a data network. Using this connection, the router also intercepts, deciphers, and—based on the destination IP address—directs information packets that travel between networks.
Merriam-Webster Online Dictionaryrouter (noun)
one that as - routs
a) a plane - routing
b) a machine with a revolving vertical spindle and cutter for milling out the surface of wood or metal
one that - routes , especially a device that mediates the transmission routes of data packets over an electronic communications network (as the Internet)
a horse trained for distance races
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