Uniform Resource Locator
n.
The series of characters that will retrieve a particular web page when typed into the address bar in a Web browser; a domain name or IP address plus other information that specifies a particular page.
abbrv.
URL

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


Uniform Resource Locator
(URL)
The address of a specific location on the Web. URLs commonly contain a domain name and a description of the material sought. For example, http://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/patent-law/ is the URL for articles on patents on Nolo's website.
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations
Category: Patent, Copyright & Trademark → Copyright Law
Category: Patent, Copyright & Trademark → Trademark Law

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

uniform resource locator
URL
uniform resource locator
USA
domain name, Also known as uniform resource locator or URL.
The unique name for a website, as may be typed by a user or coded in a link (hyperlink). Domain names are translated to corresponding numerical internet protocol (IP) addresses by the internet Domain Name System (DNS), which is administered by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).
For more information, see Practice Note, Domain Names ().

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

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