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1. address [ n ] (computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored

Used in print:

(Hugh Kelly and Ted Ziehe, "Glossary Lookup Made Easy"...)

When an occurrence * * f is isolated during text reading , a random_memory address * * f , the address of a cell in the X-region , is computed from the form of * * f .

When an occurrence * * f is isolated during text reading , a random_memory address * * f , the address of a cell in the X-region , is computed from the form of * * f .

The address * * f and the number of cells required to store the form are written in * * f ; the information cell * * f is saved to represent the text occurrence .

When this situation exists , the address * * f will equal * * f which was produced from * * f .

The address * * f is stored in the cell * * f .

Synonyms address computer_address Related Terms code uniform_resource_locator computer_science

2. address [ v ] speak to
Examples: "He addressed the crowd outside the window"

Used in print:

(Howard Nemerov, "Themes and Methods: The Early...)

The cyclist , a sufficiently commonplace young fellow , is not named but identified simply as `` Life '' - that and a license_number , which Piepsam uses in addressing him .

(Christopher Davis, First Family....)

When he was asked a question or addressed in such a way that some response was inescapable , he would answer ; if , as often happened , he had to repeat because he had spoken too softly , he would repeat his words in the same way , without emphasis or impatience , only a_little louder .

(Stephen Longstreet, Eagles Where I Walk....)

`` Well , I'm here at_last '' , she said , addressing the old portraits on the walls .

(Frieda Arkin, "The Light of the Sea," in The...)

Or it might have been the absent nephews she addressed , consciously playing with the notion that this was one of the summers of their early years .

(E. Lucas Myers, "The Vindication of Dr. Nestor,"...)

The doctor 's mind was working at a great speed ; he rose to put his greatcoat on and addressed Alex in a muted voice .

Synonyms speak_to address turn_to Related Terms communicate ask addressee

3. address [ v ] give a speech to
Examples: "The chairman addressed the board of trustees"

Used in print:

(S. J. Perelman, The Rising Gorge. New York:...)

The collective by which I address you in the title above is neither patronizing nor jocose but an exact industrial term in_use among professional thieves .

Synonyms speak address Related Terms harangue keynote blaze_away memorialise speak

4. address [ n ] the place where a person or organization can be found or communicated with

Used in print:

(Irving Stone, The Agony and the Ecstasy....)

`` Leave me your address .

(John Dos Passos, Midcentury....)

Of_course I had_to give her Eileen 's address , but she never came_near us .

Synonyms address Related Terms geographic_point residence business_address street_address mailing_address

5. address [ v ] put an address on (an envelope, for example)

Used in print:

(Evan Esar, Humorous English; a guide to comic ,...)

Another woman , addressing Christmas_cards , said to her husband : `` We sent them one last year but they did n't send us one , so they probably won't send us one this year because they 'll think we won't send them one because they did n't last year , do n't you think , or shall we '' ?

Synonyms address direct Related Terms label re-address misaddress instrument addressee

6. address [ v ] greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name
Examples: "He always addresses me with `Sir'" "Call me Mister" "She calls him by first name"

Used in print:

(Guy Bolton, The Olympians....)

At the inn , which was situated close to a broad weir , Byron was greeted by the landlord with obsequious deference and addressed as `` milord '' .

Synonyms address call Related Terms name name

7. address [ n ] a formal spoken communication delivered to an audience
Examples: "he listened to an address on minor Roman poets"

Used in print:

(The Times-Picayune, [New Orleans]...)

As a contemporary bonus , the set includes Carl_Sandburg 's address at a joint session of Congress , delivered on Lincoln 's birthday two years ago .

(Douglas Ashford, "Elections in Morocco: Progress...)

Elections have figured prominently in nearly every government program and official address since independence .

Synonyms speech address Related Terms speech_act sermon lecture inaugural_address impromptu allocution dithyramb dithyramb keynote_speech epilogue oratory litany public_speaking colloquium gettysburg_address introduction body conclusion

8. address [ v ] direct a question at someone

Used in print:

(Bell I. Wiley, "Home Letters of Johnny Reb and Billy...)

But fathers often addressed communications to their small children ; and these , full of homely advice , are among the most human and revealing of Civil_War letters .

Synonyms address Related Terms target addressee

9. address [ n ] the manner of speaking to another individual
Examples: "he failed in his manner of address to the captain"

Used in print:

(Vina Delmar, The Big Family....)

Philip_Spencer had cold-bloodedly planned the murder of his captain , yet it seemed in_order to chide him for a lapse of proper address .

Synonyms address Related Terms manner_of_speaking

10. address [ v ] address or apply oneself to something, direct one's efforts towards something, such as a question

Used in print:

(Perry Miller "Theodore Parker: Apostasy within Liberalism"...)

Ezra_Stiles_Gannett , an honorable representative of the sanhedrin , addressed himself frankly to the issue in 1845 , insisting that Parker should not be persecuted or calumniated and that in_this republic no power to restrain him by force could exist .

Synonyms address Related Terms use

11. address [ v ] adjust and aim (a golf ball) at in preparation of hitting

Synonyms address Related Terms align golf

12. address [ v ] access or locate by address

Synonyms address Related Terms access computer_science

13. address [ n ] the stance assumed by a golfer in preparation for hitting a golf ball

Synonyms address Related Terms stance golf

14. address [ v ] speak to someone

Synonyms accost come_up_to address Related Terms come greet approach addressee

15. address [ n ] a sign in front of a house or business carrying the conventional form by which its location is described

Synonyms address Related Terms street_sign

16. address [ v ] deal with verbally or in some form of artistic expression
Examples: "This book deals with incest" "The course covered all of Western Civilization" "The new book treats the history of China"

Synonyms deal cover treat handle plow work address Related Terms broach discourse spiel theologise treat embrace discussion

17. address [ n ] written directions for finding some location; written on letters or packages that are to be delivered to that location

Synonyms destination name_and_address address Related Terms direction return_address poste_restante letter zip_code

18. address [ n ] social skill

Synonyms address savoir-faire Related Terms tact

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