Internet address

Definition

Computing

  • noun a unique number that identifies the precise location of a particular node on the Internet The address is a 32-bit number usually written in dotted decimal format, i.e. in the form ‘123.33.22.32’, and it is used by the TCP/IP protocol. A domain name system is used to convert a domain name, e.g. ‘bloomsbury.com’, into a full Internet address.
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