Business / Internet Marketing / Router: A device that determines the next network point to which a data packet should be forwarded enroute toward its destination. The router is connected to at least two networks and determines which way to send each data packet based on its current understanding of the state of the networks it is connected to. Routers create or maintain a table of the available routes and use this information to determine the best route for a given data packet.
Technology / Computers / CPE: This refers to ports or other equipment supplied by the manufacture so that the end user can connect to a network. A typically supplied CPE is either a switch or a router. MORE
Technology / Aviation / Firewall: A fire-resistant bulkhead that isolates the engine from other parts of an airplane's structure. MORE