Address bar



a narrow, horizontal space in the window of a web browser that is used to display the address of a website.
noun
(computing) the space provided (on a browser) for showing the addresses of websites
noun

the space on the Web browser screen in which the currently used Web site address is displayed; also the place where the user types in a Web site address they wish to access
Examples

Highlight the URL and cut and paste it to the address bar.
Usage Note

computing

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Address book

    noun a notebook or equivalent electronic storage medium where one keeps names and addresses; in computing, esp. for email addresses Examples You can easily add and delete from the software’s address book. Contemporary Examples The address book can be found on my table in the study should need same. The Man Oswald First Tried to […]

  • Address mask

    address mask networking (Or “subnet mask”) A bit mask used to identify which bits in an IP address correspond to the network address and subnet portions of the address. This mask is often referred to as the subnet mask because the network portion of the address can be determined by the class inherent in an […]



  • Address bus

    address bus processor The connections between the CPU and memory which carry the address from/to which the CPU wishes to read or write. The number of bits of address bus determines the maximum size of memory which the processor can access. See also data bus. (1995-03-22)

  • Address resolution protocol

    address resolution protocol networking, protocol (ARP) A method for finding a host’s Ethernet address from its Internet address. The sender broadcasts an ARP packet containing the Internet address of another host and waits for it (or some other host) to send back its Ethernet address. Each host maintains a cache of address translations to reduce […]



Disclaimer: Address bar definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.