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Uniform Resource Identifier

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

URI

Definition(s):

  A uniform resource identifier, or URI, is a short string containing a name or address which refers to an object in the "web."
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-15 under URI

  A compact sequence of characters that identifies an abstract or physical resource available on the Internet. The syntax used for URIs is defined in.
Source(s):
NISTIR 7695 (RFC 3986)