The process of accepting an incoming packet, looking up a next hop in a routing table, and the sending the packet to the next hop. IP routers perform datagram forwarding.

For"ward*ing, n.

1.

The act of one who forwards; the act or occupation of transmitting merchandise or other property for others.

2. Bookbinding

The process of putting a book into its cover, and making it ready for the finisher.

 

© Webster 1913.

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