uniform resource locator


Definition of uniform resource locator

: url

Examples of uniform resource locator in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Earlier, when the web browser was the lone medium to access the internet, an ISP could easily identify and block the uniform resource locator (URL) of that page and the content would be unreachable. Niharika Sharma, Quartz India, 21 July 2019

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First Known Use of uniform resource locator

1993, in the meaning defined above

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“Uniform resource locator.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uniform%20resource%20locator. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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uniform resource locator

uniform resource lo·​ca·​tor | \ -ˈlō-ˌkā-tər, -lō-ˈkā- \

Kids Definition of uniform resource locator

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