Machine Address (absolute address; actual address) Definition/Meaning:
A unique number that
specifies a unique location within the address space where an operand is to be
found/ deposited. It generally specifies a memory location but in some cases
specifies a machine register or an I/O device. In the case of a binary machine,
it is an n-bit number specifying one of 2n locations. The result of calculating
an effective address is usually a machine address.