hot-potato routing

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Etymology[edit]

From hot potato, a game in which an object is passed on as soon as it is received, + routing.

Noun[edit]

hot-potato routing (usually uncountable, plural hot-potato routings)

  1. (networks) A style of routing network traffic in which packets are forwarded to any available neighbour immediately as opposed to being buffered until the optimum path to the destination is usable.

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