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Etymology

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un- +‎ address

Verb

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unaddress (third-person singular simple present unaddresses, present participle unaddressing, simple past and past participle unaddressed)

  1. (computing, transitive) To delete or forget the address of some entity.
    • 1992, Peter H. Sydenham, R. Thorn, Handbook of measurement science: Volume 3, Elements of change:
      The computer unaddresses the DVM as a listener, and remains a talker.
    • 1995, IEEE Proceedings of the Southeastcon[1]:
      The function ibrd automatically addresses a device as a talker before the device sends data and unaddresses the device afterward.

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