1. The term most generally used to refer (in some way) to a location
within the computer memory; the word location is actually used as a synonym.
Such reference is usually made for the purpose of retrieving or storing some
information at that location. The reference may be explicit or it may be made in any of a number of ways for convenience or brevity
In some architectures the registers in the CPU and/or the I/O devices
are also addressed.
The word address is also used as a verb: to specify a location.