a code that identifies a computer network or a particular computer or other device on a network, consisting of four numbers separated by periods.: See also IP
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How to use IP address in a sentence
Raff says the IP address of the server initially connected to the RAT was in Gaza, but it has since changed.15-Year-Old Egyptian Cyber Activist Takes on Israel | Eli Lake | November 21, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
I got a lawyer, and in August 2010, I filed a court order in the New York Supreme Court to get that IP address.
I was told I would need a court order to get the IP address for the computer where these things were coming from.
In early 2011, the Internet service provider alerted the owner of the IP address that I was seeking his street address.
Unless you work in IT, your best chance of having encountered an IP address has probably been setting up your home Wi-Fi network.
British Dictionary definitions for IP address
computing internet protocol address: the numeric code that identifies all computers that are connected to the internet
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Scientific definitions for IP address
The numerical sequence that serves as an identifier for an Internet server. An IP address appears as a series of four groups of numbers separated by dots. The first group is a number between 1 and 255 and the other groups are a number between 0 and 255, such as 220.127.116.11. Every server has its own unique address.
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