address-n; 10 Senses

Sense Number 1: binary data that tells the location of stored computer data

Commentary: ADDRESS[+symbolic][+information][+locator][+binary][+of_data][+computer][+stored]

This pointer returns the address of the data, not its content.
The computer ran out of virtual address storage space.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: a location or place codified as a private or business residence

Commentary: ADDRESS[+location][+codified][+of_residence]
NOTE: refers to the actual place, not the written directions (Sense 6) and Sense 7)

The police went to an address on Elm Street after receiving the call.
The wedding is being held at a very fashionable address.
The firm's downtown address only has corporate offices - it's research labs are located in the suburbs.
Send packages to my home address, not my business address.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 3: the act of giving a speech

Commentary: ADDRESS[+event][+speech_act][+official][+speech]

The president is giving an address to the nation at 8 pm this evening.
The general's farewell address to the troops was quite moving.
The principal's address to the high school came over the PA system.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3

Sense Number 4: a speech as a written document

Commentary: ADDRESS[+artifact][+document][+speech][+formal]

Here is a facsimile copy of Lincoln's famous address given in Gettysburg.
Staff members reviewed the president's address, making some edits and some notes in the margin.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 5: social titles used to name people

Commentary: ADDRESS[+name][+title][+social][+of_person]

'Honey' may be too familiar a form of address to use in a business setting.
This language grammatically marks terms of address according to gender, age, and kinship relation.
What is the correct form of address when speaking to a superior officer?

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4

Sense Number 6: alphanumeric sign on a building that designates its official location

Commentary: ADDRESS[+artifact][+sign][+locator][+official][+alphanumeric][+of_building]

Can you find an address on that building anywhere?
The addresses are going up, so we are going the wrong way.
I see the address, it's One-fifty-two Main Street.
The address of the house appeared as bronze numbers above the front door.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 5

Sense Number 7: written alphanumeric directions to a location

Commentary: ADDRESS[+artifact][+writing][+directions][+alphanumeric][+to_location]

Mary and John exchanged addresses at the conference.
There is no return address on this package.
The form has spaces to write down your address and telephone number.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 6

Sense Number 8: the preparatory stance of a golfer

Commentary: ADDRESS[+state][+physical][+stance][+golfer][+preparatory]

The golf instructor gave Bob some tips to improve his address with a putter.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 7

Sense Number 9: social skill, savoir-faire

Commentary: ADDRESS[+quality][+skill][+social]
NOTE: somewhat dated usage

Only the bride's consummate address averted a disastrous family argument at the rehearsal dinner.
He doesn't mean to be insulting, he's just lacking in address.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 8

Sense Number 10: none of the above

Commentary: Automatically generated NOTA sense (bbn)