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address

Informatics
The alphanumeric code for the location of point of communication on the Internet or an intranet.
 
Molecular biology
A site on a chromosome with a ‘character set’ of ≥ 16 base pairs which, at 416, makes that address unique, and unlikely to occur more than once on the genome.

Professional communication
A speech, oration or written statement directed to a particular group of persons; to be differentiated from a lecture, which may be didactic in nature.

address

pronounced uh-DRESS Professional communication A speech, oration, or written statement directed to a particular group of persons; to be differentiated from a lecture, which may have a didactic end. See Keynote address, National Library of Medicine.
References in classic literature ?
You must give me leave to flatter myself, my dear cousin, that your refusal of my addresses is merely words of course.
Here is a young man wishing to pay his addresses to you, with everything to recommend him: not merely situation in life, fortune, and character, but with more than common agreeableness, with address and conversation pleasing to everybody.
As soon as ever he learnt that I was likely to inherit something from her he began to pay me his addresses.
Why, when I was your age, sir, I had been an inconsolable widower for three months, and was already paying my addresses to your admirable mother.
Girl in the Hat' and of the 'Byzantine Empress' which excited my dear mother so much; of the mysterious girl that the privileged personalities great in art, in letters, in politics, or simply in the world, could see on the big sofa during the gatherings in Allegre's exclusive Pavilion: the Dona Rita of their respectful addresses, manifest and mysterious, like an object of art from some unknown period; the Dona Rita of the initiated Paris.
With the merest casual 'Bonjour, Allegre' he ranges close to her on the other side and addresses her, hat in hand, in that booming voice of his like a deferential roar of the sea very far away.
There might really have been a liking formerly, though convenience and accident had drawn him a different way; and now that he could afford to please himself, he might mean to pay his addresses to her.
The demands made upon me for public addresses continued to increase, coming in about equal numbers from my own people and from Northern whites.
In the discussion from day to day of the various features of this programme, the question came up as to the advisability of putting a member of the Negro race on for one of the opening addresses, since the Negroes had been asked to take such a prominent part in the Exposition.
In his hand, the golden Papa has a letter; and after he has made his excuse for disturbing us in our Infernal Region with the common mortal Business of the house, he addresses himself to the three young Misses, and begins, as you English begin everything in this blessed world that you have to say, with a great O.
It did this by keeping a table of MAC addresses for each machine connected to it, then examining packets to see where each should go (a device known as a switch).
Generally, selecting the first option--assigning the addresses via DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol)--is sufficient.