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IP address

noun Computers.
  1. 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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British Dictionary definitions for ip address

IP address

noun
  1. computing internet protocol address: the numeric code that identifies all computers that are connected to the internet
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ip address in Science

IP address

  1. 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 192.135.174.1. Every server has its own unique address.
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