noun \ˌyü-(ˌ)är-ˈel, ˈər(-ə)l\

computers : the letters and symbols (such as http://www.Merriam-Webster.com) that are the address of a Web site

Full Definition of URL

:  the address of a resource (as a document or Web site) on the Internet that consists of a communications protocol followed by the name or address of a computer on the network and that often includes additional locating information (as directory and file names) <our site's URL is http://www.Merriam-Webster.com> —called also uniform resource locator, universal resource locator

First Known Use of URL


Other Telecommunications Terms

Ethernet, intercept
URL Defined for Kids


noun \ˌyü-ˌär-ˈel, ˈərl\

Definition of URL for Kids

:  the address of a computer or a document on the Internet


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