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Address may refer to—

  1. A name for the location of an individual or organization. Different countries use different addressing schemes, often including a numeric or alphanumeric code: see
  2. In communications, the coded representation of the source or destination of a message (eg. IPv4 addresses and IPv6 addresses).
  3. In data processing and computer science, an integer or vector of integers (in segmented architectures) that identifies a register, a particular part of storage, or some other data source or destination. For computers, the term usually refers to memory addresses.
  4. The part of a selection signal that indicates the destination of a call.
  5. A speech.

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