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address
A location in the computer memory where a particular unit of data is stored.

The address may be in the form of an identifying label, name, or number.

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address (s) (noun), addresses (pl)
1. The name of the place where a person, or people, lives or works; including a house or an office number and the name of the street, area, and town or city.

An address can also include a set of numbers, called a zip code in American English and a postcode in British English."

2. The address can also contain written directions for finding a location; which may be written on letters or packages that are to be delivered to that place.
3. A series of letters, numbers, and symbols which show people where to find a particular website on the internet.
4. Etymology: from the early 14th century, "to make straight", from Old French adrecier, "to go straight toward; to straighten, to set right; to point, to direct", from Vulgar (Common) Latin addirectiare, "to make straight", from Latin ad-, "to" + Latin directiare, directus, "straight, direct".

The meanings of "superscription of a letter" is from 1712 which led to the meaning of "place of residence" is from 1888.

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address (verb), addresses; addressed; addressing
1. To write or to print on an item of mail the details of where it is to be delivered by the postal service: "People need to make sure that they are addressing their mail correctly if they want it to be delivered."
2. The process of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience; such as, a formal speech or report: "Corinne addressed her fellow students during the assembly."
3. To use the proper name or title of a person when speaking or writing to him or her: "Laurel always addressed her professor as Dr. Kindle."
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(Text of Commencement Address at Stanford University)