direct address

Grammar. the use of a term or name for the person spoken to, as in securing the attention of that person; use of a vocative form.
Computers. See under indirect address. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Main Entry:  direct address
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the specification of the location of data to be used as an operand, the computer memory address included as part of the instruction; cf. indirect address
Usage:  computing's 21st Century Lexicon
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Common uses of commas in letters are in the date and address, greetings and closings, introductory words and in direct address.
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