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uniform resource locator Syllabification: u·ni·form re·source lo·ca·tor

Entry from US English dictionary

(abbreviation: URL)

Definition of uniform resource locator in English:


A location or address identifying where documents can be found on the Internet.
Example sentences
  • By including a URL (uniform resource locator) address in an e-mail message, a user can click on an address to launch a browser application and link to the Web site.
  • Standard business cards would need to list e-mail uniform resource locators instead of e-mail addresses.
  • The manual review uncovered a number of irregularities and inaccuracies in the uniform resource locators, as well as duplicate URLs within individual libraries that went undetected by the link extracting software.
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