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URL

Computers.
1.
Uniform Resource Locator: a protocol for specifying addresses on the Internet.
2.
an address that identifies a particular file on the Internet, usually consisting of the protocol, as http, followed by the domain name.
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Examples from the web for URL
  • My homework will now include follow-up on those URL s.
  • Don't have the URL link but one can locate it pretty easily.
  • It has a history bar in which it records every URL you access by date.
British Dictionary definitions for URL

URL

abbreviation
1.
uniform resource locator; a standardized address of a location on the internet, esp on the World Wide Web
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Word Origin and History for URL

by 1990, initialism from uniform resource locator.

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URL in Science
URL
  (y'är-ěl')   
Short for Uniform Resource Locator. An Internet address (for example, http://www.hmco.com/trade/), usually consisting of the access protocol (http), the domain name (www.hmco.com), and optionally the path to a file or resource residing on that server (trade).
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URL in Culture

URL definition


An abbreviation for Universal Resource Locator, a title that refers to the formal address of a document on the Internet.

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URL in Technology
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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Related Abbreviations for URL

URL

  1. uniform resource locator
  2. sometimes universal resource locator
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