Definitions for "IP Address - Internet Protocol Address"
A number, usually represented as a dotted sequence, such as An IP Address is what the Internet really uses to locate a particular website or service.
A numeric code that uniquely identifies a particular computer on the internet. Each computer has a unique address which consisits of four numbers (ranging from 0 - 255), seperated by periods.
Each machine connected to the Internet has its own address reflected in numbers. For ease of use, most people use a domain name instead of the IP address. However, over time these terms have been mistakenly interchanged.