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address (one) as

1. To use someone's specific title in speech or writing. It is proper to address her as "Madam Secretary."
2. To treat someone in a certain way. Yes, I'm your friend, but I'm also your boss, so please address me as your superior during work hours.
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address (oneself) to

1. To speak to a specific person or group at the exclusion of others. Right now, I'm only addressing myself to the graduating seniors. I'll talk to the other grades tomorrow.
2. To focus on a certain problem or situation. I needed to address myself to the burst pipe in my basement—that's why I didn't attend the dinner party.
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address (something) to

1. To direct or express one's thoughts or opinions to a person or group. If you're trying to get donations for the school, address your speech to the parents, not the recent graduates. As these seem to be recurring issues, I need to address the complaints to my whole department.
2. To put the recipient's name and address on a package or envelope to be mailed. Penny addressed the package to her brother before taking it to the post office.
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address comments or remarks to someone

to say something directly to a specific person or group of persons. (See also address oneself to someone; address oneself to something.) George addressed his remarks to everyone.
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address oneself to someone

to speak directly to a particular person, rather than someone else. I did not address myself to you!
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address oneself to something

to turn one's complete attention to something, such as a problem or an issue. (See also address something to someone.) Please address yourself to these current, pressing problems.
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address someone as

 a specific title or attribute
1. to talk to or write to a person, using a particular title. They addressed Abraham Lincoln as "Mr. President."
2. to treat a person you are talking with in a particular manner. You should address him as your equal.
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address something to someone

to write someone's name and address on an envelope, package, letter, etc. Gilbert addressed the envelope to Walter.
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address to

v.
1. To indicate that something is to be sent to someone or some place by writing an address on it: She addressed the letter to her brother.
2. To say something directly to some specific person or group: The school president addressed the speech to everyone who plans to graduate this year.
3. To focus someone on a problem in order to find a solution. Used reflexively: In the next meeting, the town officials will address themselves to the issue of privacy.
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An actual MAC address is needed to get data to a specific machine on the network; thus, each machine and device on the network must map the "transient" IP address to the "real" MAC address associated with each machine.
Note that the IP address scheme on your network may vary from the above example.
When publishing an SSP record, an email address domain owner wishing to use various providers or services would need to publish an open-ended authorization.
If a college or university wants to access this update for address reclamation purposes, the school must contract directly with a license holder, or with a broke company that contracts with one of them.
Also a plug-and-play ability will allow any new device to instantly give itself a permanent IP address, useful if loads of networked devices pop on the scene.
That address would be relatively easy to determine: A questioner could ask about each digit in turn.
Once the package has been searched and resealed, the Omaha Police Narcotics Unit supervisor prepares a search warrant for the mailing address.
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Sender ID verifies that each e-mail message originates from the Internet domain it claims to come from based on the sending server's IP address.
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To access the configuration interface, fire up the PC's Web browser and type in the address bar 192.
The content address is derived from, and is unique to, that individual piece of content.
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The data is then transferred from the transmitting station (a PC or a server) to the destination as specified by the destination's Media Access Control (MAC) address, which is a unique number programmed in the adapter when it's built.