address n
dress n

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  • address — vb 1 *direct, devote, apply Analogous words: bend (see CURVE): appeal, pray, sue, plead (see under PRAYER): aim, point, level (see DIRECT) 2 Address, accost, greet, salute, hail mean to speak to or less often to write or make a sign to a person… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • address — {{11}}address (n.) 1530s, dutiful or courteous approach, from ADDRESS (Cf. address) (v.) and from Fr. adresse. Sense of formal speech is from 1751. Sense of superscription of a letter is from 1712 and led to the meaning place of residence (1888) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Address space layout randomization — (ASLR) is a computer security technique which involves randomly arranging the positions of key data areas, usually including the base of the executable and position of libraries, heap, and stack, in a process s address space. Benefits Address… …   Wikipedia

  • Address resolution protocol — Pour les articles homonymes, voir ARP. Pile de protocoles 7 • Application 6 • …   Wikipédia en Français

  • address — n. & v. n. 1 a the place where a person lives or an organization is situated. b particulars of this, esp. for postal purposes. c Computing the location of an item of stored information. 2 a discourse delivered to an audience. 3 skill, dexterity,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • address — [ə dres′; ] for n. 2, 3, & 7, also [ a′dres΄] vt. [ME adressen, to guide, direct < OFr adresser < a , to + dresser < VL * directiare, to direct < L dirigere: see DIRECT] 1. to direct (spoken or written words) to someone 2. to speak to …   English World dictionary

  • Address — Ad*dress ([a^]d*dr[e^]s ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Addressed} ( dr[e^]st ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Addressing}.] [OE. adressen to raise erect, adorn, OF. adrecier, to straighten, address, F. adresser, fr. [ a] (L. ad) + OF. drecier, F. dresser, to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Address — Ad*dress, n. [Cf. F. adresse. See {Address}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. Act of preparing one s self. [Obs.] Jer Taylor. [1913 Webster] 2. Act of addressing one s self to a person; verbal application. [1913 Webster] 3. A formal communication, either …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • address mask — n. (Internet) bit mask used to identify which bits in an IP address match the network address and subnet parts of the address …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Address to the Deil — is a poem by Scottish poet Robert Burns. It was written in Mossgiel in 1785 and published in the Kilmarnock volume in 1786. It is generally considered one of Burns best poems.Fact|date=August 2007OverviewThe poem was written as a humorous… …   Wikipedia

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