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ad·dress / əˈdres; ˈaˌdres/ • n. 1. the particulars of the place where someone lives or an organization is situated: they exchanged addresses and agreed to keep in touch. ∎  the place itself: our officers went to the address. ∎  Comput. a binary number that identifies a particular location in a data storage system or computer memory. 2. a formal speech delivered to an audience. ∎ archaic a person's manner of speaking to someone else. • v. [tr.] 1. write the name and address of the intended recipient on (an envelope, letter, or package). 2. speak to (a person or an assembly), typically in a formal way. they addressed themselves to my father. ∎  (address someone as) name someone in a specified way when talking or writing: she addressed my father as “Mr. Stevens.” ∎  (address something to) say or write remarks or a protest to (someone): address your complaints to the Board of Review. 3. think about and begin to deal with (an issue or problem). 4. Golf take up one's stance and prepare to hit (the ball). PHRASES: form of address a name or title used in speaking or writing to a person of a specified rank or function. DERIVATIVES: ad·dress·er n.

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1. The term most generally used to refer (in some way) to a location within the computer memory; the word location is actually used as a synonym. Such reference is usually made for the purpose of retrieving or storing some information at that location. The reference may be explicit (see direct addressing) or it may be made in any of a number of ways for convenience or brevity (see addressing schemes). In some architectures the registers in the CPU and/or the I/O devices are also addressed.

The word address is also used as a verb: to specify a location.

2. In communications, see addressing.

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address †make straight or right; †accoutre, dress; †direct; refl. apply oneself to XIV; direct (words or speech) to XV; speak directly to XVIII. — OF. adrecier (mod. adresser) :- Rom. *addīrectiāre, f. AD- + L. dīrectus DIRECT. Cf. DRESS.
Hence, or partly — (O)F., address sb. XVI.

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