(Irregular plural: addresses).
1. The place where a person or organization can be found or communicated with.
2. A sign in front of a house or business carrying the conventional form by which its location is described.
3. Written directions for finding some location; written on letters or packages that are to be delivered to that location; SYN. destination, name, address.
4. The manner of speaking to another individual.
5. A formal spoken communication delivered to an audience; SYN. speech.
6. (Computer science) The code that identifies where a piece of information is stored; SYN. computer address.
The label or number identifying the memory location where a unit of information is stored.
1. A number specifying a location in memory where data is stored. See also absolute address, address space, physical address, virtual address.
2. A name or token specifying a particular computer or site on the Internet or other network.
3. A code used to specify an e-mail destination.
1. To address or apply oneself to something, direct one's efforts towards something, such as a question.
2. To direct a question at someone.
3. To give a speech to; SYN. speak.
4. To greet by a prescribed form
5. To put an address on (an envelope, for example); SYN. direct.
6. To speak to someone; SYN. accost, come up to.
7. To speak to; SYN. speak to, turn to.
In computers, a character or symbol designating a location where information is stored.
In a computer memory, a number indicating a specific location. At each address, a single piece of data can be stored. For microcomputers, this normally amounts to one byte (enough to represent a single character, such as a letter or digit).
The maximum capacity of a computer memory depends on how many memory addresses it can have. This is normally measured in units of 1,024 bytes (known as kilobytes, or K).
To reference a particular storage location.