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Network Address Translation, pronounced as a word. Occurs on a router, where a single IP address on an Internet connection is converted into 1 or more IP addresses on the LAN.

The local addresses are private, which provides a very effective inbound firewall, as the private addresses are invisible to the Internet.

The NAT box is usually a DHCP server.

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