address book


: a small book in which one writes the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of people one knows
: a place on a computer or other device for storing email addresses, phone numbers, etc.

Examples of address book in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web All demographics participate, though the elders sustain similar impulses on Facebook, now Meta, now metabolized by millennials and Gen Z into an antique or filial address book, a distant dystopia. Harmony Holiday, Los Angeles Times, 10 May 2024 First, by default, your phone number will no longer be visible in your Signal profile unless someone already has the number saved in their phone's address book. Andy Greenberg, WIRED, 20 Feb. 2024 The other bill, sponsored by Sen. Geoff Schroeder, R-Mountain Home, would have required libraries to implement policies to address book challenges. Ian Max Stevenson, Idaho Statesman, 7 Feb. 2024 To help alleviate some of that pressure, the organization experts at Tailored Living offered these tips: • Manage your holiday card list: Start early by creating a spreadsheet or address book (preferably digital) before Thanksgiving. Sacramento Bee, 16 Nov. 2013 If any of the truncated hashes match any phone number or email address in the address book of the other device, or if the devices are set to send or receive from everyone, the two devices will engage in a mutual authentication handshake. Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, 12 Jan. 2024 The group leaders regularly post on an Instagram account, letting fellow students know about upcoming board meetings, school board elections, and ways to address book bans. Jackie Valley, The Christian Science Monitor, 31 Aug. 2023 On a personal level, a public address book can reveal a new romantic partner to an ex. Brian X. Chen, New York Times, 10 Aug. 2023 The same is true for voice calls and metadata: A user’s address book and group chat titles are just as safe. Kai Ye, WIRED, 23 July 2023

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“Address book.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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