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route someone or something around something

to send someone or something on a path that avoids something. The travel agent routed us around the congestion of the big city. Due to the storm, they routed the trains around the fallen bridge.
See also: around, route

route something to someone

to send something along a particular path to someone. Try to route this to Walter, who is on a ship at sea. I'll get the name of the ship for you. I will route a copy of the invoice to you.
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en route

if you are en route to a place, you are on your way there (usually + to ) They were en route to Geneva when they heard the news.
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en route

On or along the way, as in We'll pick up Dan en route to the restaurant, or We can finish our discussion en route. This French term was adopted into English in the late 1700s.
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Route 6, which is the nation's longest contiguous highway, as historic.
If aligned under 5 yards from a polished or experienced receiver, the corner would be in what we call "no man's land"--meaning that the corner has no chance in reading the QB, receiver, or the route.
Our previous software was complicated for assigning customers to routes.
The tools used by companies like e^deltacom are generally home-grown scripts based on trace-route and ping (ICMP-based applications that use TCP fundamentals like the Time-To-Live variable in packets to discover routes and the condition of network elements) to probe the Internet, usually in conjunction with synthetic traffic-based probes from companies like Keynote.
Route 125-130 Fort Street -- Several trips on this route will not serve Riverview as Route 130 trips.
Enterprises can now tie application performance problems to their network-specific causes, such as a poorly performing SAP application stemming from a misconfigured router or degraded VoIP call quality resulting from a failed link or router that has shifted traffic onto an already heavily loaded route.
Route 6, a highway that once held the title of the nation's longest at more than 3,650 miles.
If a BGP session goes down for any reason, all the routes announced via that session are withdrawn.
Since the slant route is the basis of all our quick-game routes, proper execution is crucial.
Route 810 - Plymouth-Livonia-Detroit Park & Ride
Intervolve's Route Accounting System combines sales order management, inventory management, financial accounting, route reconciliations, and route maintenance into a single, real-time, enterprise-wide application to increase operational efficiencies for beverage distributors.
A final vote is required in December for the entire route from San Francisco to San Diego - which, at an estimated $37 billion, would be the most expensive public-works project in U.
Finally, each back and receiver has to learn to put the passes and routes together and to count to two in every formation.
The quickest way for riders of the affected routes to find alternative public transportation service is to read their printed railroad timetables which list connecting bus routes.
95 for an entire year, they can also create a "My Sigalert" account, which allows them to save their own personalized routes for instant access whenever they visit the Web site.