address bar

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address bar (plural address bars)

  1. (computing, graphical user interface) A bar in a web browser that displays the address (uniform resource identifier) of the page or resource being displayed.
    • 2006, Sarah Milstein, J. D. Biersdorfer, Matthew MacDonald, Google: the missing manual
      This trick is quite practical; since almost everyone keeps the address bar visible, being able to search from it doesn't add any gunk to your browser window []