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Uniform Resource Locator

Abbreviations / Acronyms / Synonyms:

URL

Definitions:

  A reference to a web resource that specifies its location on a computer network and a mechanism for retrieving it. A typical URL could have the form http://www.example.com/index.html, which indicates a protocol (http), a host name (www.example.com), and a file name (index.html). Also sometimes referred to as a web address.
Sources:
NIST SP 1800-15B under Uniform Resource Locator (URL)

  A reference to a web resource that specifies its location on a computer network and a mechanism for retrieving it. A typical URL could have the form http://www.example.com/index.html, which indicates a protocol (hypertext transfer protocol [http]), a host name (www.example.com), and a file name (index.html). Also sometimes referred to as a web address.
Sources:
NIST SP 1800-15C under Uniform Resource Locator (URL)