absolute address

Main Entry:  absolute address
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the actual location of data in the storage medium; a fixed address in memory; also called real address, machine address; cf. relative address
Example:  Typing in the full URL is using the absolute address of a Web site.
Usage:  computing
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