URL

noun
\ ˌyü-(ˌ)är-ˈel How to pronounce URL (audio) , ˈər(-ə)l \

Definition of URL

: the address of a resource (such as a document or website) 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 (such 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

1992, in the meaning defined above

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“URL.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/URL. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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URL

noun
How to pronounce URL (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of URL

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

URL

noun
\ ˌyü-ˌär-ˈel How to pronounce URL (audio) , ˈərl \

Kids Definition of URL

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

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