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local address

The address of a resource in the computer being used. It often refers to a file; for example, the following path to this Word document is a local address: c:\xyz\abc\neatstory.doc. See URI.


(Uniform Resource Identifier) The addressing technology for identifying resources on the Internet (or a private intranet). The component of a URI that is most widely heard of is the URL, which is the address of a Web page. However, the Web is being interconnected by its data content, not just one Web page to another, and URIs increasingly refer to data elements on the Web. See RDF and Semantic Web.

In technical documentation from the standards committees, URI is the preferred term and may be used along with its application protocol such as HTTP. Thus, an "HTTP URI" is a URL used to access a Web server (see URI scheme). See URL and URN.

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loaderlocal area network
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loading coillocal bypass
LoadRunnerlocal cloud
LOBlocal console
lobe lengthlocal content
locallocal dimming
local accesslocal disk
local access carrierlocal drive
local accountlocal echo

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