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ad·dress

 (ə-drĕs′)
tr.v. ad·dressed, ad·dress·ing, ad·dress·es
1. To speak to: addressed me in low tones.
2. To make a formal speech to: addressed the union members at the convention.
3. To call (a person to whom one is speaking) by a particular name or term: Address the judge as "Your Honor."
4. To direct (a spoken or written message) to the attention of: address a protest to the faculty senate.
5. To mark with a destination: address a letter.
6.
a. To direct the efforts or attention of (oneself): address oneself to a task.
b. To begin to deal with: addressed the issue of taxes.
7. To dispatch or consign (a ship, for example) to an agent or factor.
8. Sports To adjust and aim the club at (a golf ball) in preparing for a stroke.
n. (ə-drĕs′, ăd′rĕs′)
1.
a. A description of the location of a person or organization, as written or printed on mail as directions for delivery: wrote the address on the envelope.
b. The location at which a particular organization or person may be found or reached: went to her address but no one was home.
2.
a. A name or a sequence of characters that designates an email account or a specific site on the internet or other network.
b. A name or number used in information storage or retrieval assigned to or identifying a specific memory location.
3. A formal speech or written communication.
4. (ə-drĕs′) Archaic
a. often addresses Courteous attentions.
b. The manner or bearing of a person, especially in conversation.
c. Skill, deftness, or grace in dealing with people or situations: "With the charms of beauty she combined the address of an accomplished intriguer" (Charles Merivale).

[Middle English adressen, to direct, from Old French adresser, from Vulgar Latin *addīrēctiāre : Latin ad-, ad- + Vulgar Latin *dīrēctiāre, to straighten (from Latin dīrēctus, past participle of dīrigere, to direct; see direct).]

addressing

(əˈdresɪŋ)
n
(Computer Science) a method by which a computer network can identify which device sent a piece of information over the network, and which device received it
Translations

addressing

[əˈdresɪŋ]
A. N (Comput) → direccionamiento m
B. CPD addressing machine Nmáquina f de direcciones
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"I am afraid you'll be cold upstairs," observed Dolly, addressing Anna; "I want to move you downstairs, and we shall be nearer."
"What's the question?" inquired Stepan Arkadyevitch, coming out of his room and addressing his wife.
No one knows how to do it; I must see to it myself," answered Dolly addressing him.
Why do you always look down on me and Matvey?" said Stepan Arkadyevitch, smiling hardly perceptibly, and addressing his wife.
While these words were being spoken, Pesca, happily and fussily unconscious of the irreparable wrong which the crockery had suffered at his hands, was dragging a large arm-chair to the opposite end of the room, so as to command us all three, in the character of a public speaker addressing an audience.
Julian gave the word of command, addressing the admirably constructed automaton by the name of "James."
He suggested addressing him as 'Usurper and Enemy of Mankind.'"
The Minister of Communications, Barrister Adebayo Shittu on Thursday inaugurated the National Addressing System (NAS) Committee to enhance the service delivery of the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST).
Aramex, a global provider of comprehensive logistics and transportation solutions, has recently run a study in Dubai, UAE, to measure the efficiency of deliveries to regular street addresses versus three-word addresses provided by innovative addressing system what3words.
Request for Proposals: Addressing database and maintenance system
Network routing experts have been aware of the limitations of IPv4 addressing since the 1980's--before most of the world even knew the Internet existed, and before the Web became ubiquitous.
This protocol addresses how transmissions are broken down into data packets (or datagrams), their formats and their addressing.