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en route

Currently traveling to someone or something. We're en route to the party and should be there in five minutes. It looks like the package is en route and should arrive today.
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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.
See also: route

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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en ˈroute

(from French) on the way; while travelling from/to a particular place: We stopped for a picnic en route.The bus broke down en route from Boston to New York.
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Routing software can be an important tool for maximizing logistics efficiently.
Several types of routing software are available for a variety of recycling applications.
This is not a problem for sites located in the major cities where these services have connectivity, but the expense of a leased line to the POP from any distance can eliminate the advantages of a routing management service (connecting through the Internet is obviously rather self-defeating).
Routing within an AS is handled by an Interior Gateway Protocol (an IGP such as OSPF or IS-IS, or in many cases, especially backbones, Interior BGP, or IBGP), but this routing information is not visible outside the AS.
When a BGP session first comes up, the two routers exchange their entire routing, or forwarding, tables, minus routes that are filtered out to prevent various horrible things from happening.
Sign-off Quality Timer - The embedded, signoff variation-aware timing engine drives the router and optimization engine to automatically achieve timing closure across all modes and corners while routing.
With our OptRoute technology, we have achieved an unprecedented level of unification between litho-driven routing and timing optimization that enable rapid high-yield design closure.
Users see the bigger picture and immediately grasp the impact of routing changes or failures on traffic, even traffic located many hops away from the change.
The Traffic Explorer solution includes a set of appliances that work with Route Explorer to collect flow data at key points where traffic enters the network, aggregate and compute those flows across the topology, and monitor how traffic changes as routing changes.
Cube Route's sophisticated routing, tracking and planning functionality is used to optimize routes, manage mobile workers as well as track and monitor field assets in real time - at the lowest possible cost.
As VoIP traffic and subscribers grow and VoIP carriers proliferate, cross-carrier call routing and administration becomes exponentially complex and expensive.
Telcordia is the first and only company to provide a PSTN and VoIP routing data administration solution, enabling a smooth migration for inter-carrier IP routing.
As part of Telarix's comprehensive routing solution, iXTranslate enables carriers to further streamline and automate routing processes by improving the coordination between commercial and technical routing organizations.
On the other side are bill-payment processors and aggregators with, in many cases) decades of legacy data and the expertise to make informed routing decisions and minimize payment processing costs while ensuring quality.
The Cube Route Visibility and Routing Service provides an easy and affordable way to track and monitor delivery fleets in real time.