Definitions for "Media Access Control Address"
The unique hardware number assigned to network connection devices such as your computer’s network card. In Ethernet, it is written as a series of six pairs of characters divided by hyphens (e.g., 00-0F-3D-50-A1-98), and is also referred to as the hardware address or adapter address. Or the “built-in” hardware address of a device connected to a shared medium.
An address—typically made up of numbers and letters-- assigned to your hardware that uniquely identifies itâ€(tm)s place on the network. If you need your MAC address during the Lingo installation process, it can be found on the back of the “Lingo box.
A unique number that the manufacturer assigns to each computer or other device in a network.
Keywords:  layer, access, control