Used as a synonym for high technology (see high-tech) (see also high-tech); this term refers to a highway encircling the suburbs of Boston, Massachusetts, which is known for the concentration of electronics and computer firms located along it. (Compare Silicon Valley.)
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Example sentences from the Web for Route 128
Did the airline file a flight plan that took account of the weather en route from Surabaya, Indonesia, to Singapore?
AirAsia has now been grounded on this route by the Indonesians.
And increasingly smart navigation aids in the cockpit brought far greater precision and efficiency to route planning.Flight 8501 Poses Question: Are Modern Jets Too Automated to Fly?|Clive Irving|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Otis, who tells me he was called “Saladin” on the inside, has taken an almost tragically circuitous route in getting here.His First Day Out Of Jail After 40 Years: Adjusting To Life Outside|Justin Rohrlich|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
After a hit, they would adjust the search to the most likely route from there.
I do not think the average number of passengers on a corresponding route in our country could be so few as twenty.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
Alice Arden, you little dream of the man and the route by which, possibly, deliverance is speeding to you.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
Upon our return from this river Saint John, our route turned towards the country of the Armouchiquoys.
Mais, dpartans un peu de pense d'avec eux, comme nous fismes lors de presence, continuons nostre route et voyage.
This waterway was recently discovered, and by it there is a better route to Terrenate than was formerly followed.