absolute address

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absolute address

[′ab·sə‚lüt ə′dres]
(computer science)
The numerical identification of each storage location which is wired permanently into a computer by the manufacturer.

absolute address

An explicit identification of hardware, such as a memory location, peripheral device, or location within a device. For example, memory byte 107,443, disk drive 2 and sector 238 are absolute addresses. Although the action may have been initiated through many "layers of abstraction" at a higher level, some instruction in some software routine must use an absolute address to activate every hardware component in the computer. See base address, relative address and abstraction layer.
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If you're shopping at a new site look for a return policy and contact information including a real address, toll-free customer service number, and other ways to reach the company if you have a problem.
Attempts for making communication with Syria for the security issues by western countries are still going on, and they know that the real address for counterterrorism is Damascus, because we have been struggling against terrorism for three years, and because we are sincere in our war, but we have stressed the need for the presence of a political framework for a joint action, and that the western countries should change their stance as their analysis of the situation in Syria has failed.
This time, iOS 8 will work with a random and locally assigned MAC addresses which may not be entirely the real address of the device.
If buying from a website, look for the seller's contact details and make sure there's a full, real address, not just a PO Box number.
If he is prepared to hide his real address from the public and pretend to live in Splott then what else is he prepared to say to get a vote?
With other orders the crooks didn't even bother with the pretence of using James's real address - the goods were sent straight to the Midlands.
While another mocked-up poster has Bin Laden with the words 'Never should have put real address on PSN'.
But if you look at the sex offender registry online, he won't show up because he is registered at his real address in the town next door.
The real address for this is the Interior Ministry and the Public Prosecutor's Office.
Even the character's iconic second-floor flat at 221a Baker Street - a real address that remains to this day - was reconstructed by filmmakers at the Pontypridd set, and Cumberbatch said he preferred it that way.
One Kings Lane is not a real address in Los Angeles, but it is a very real virtual address, the home of the first Web-based pop-up site for home furnishings.
Mr Afzal told them his real address as soon as he read the warrant.