uniform resource locator, URL
A URL (uniform resource locator) is the address for a page or site on the World Wide Web; URL is always written in upper case. The general preference is to pronounce the individual letters (a U-R-L) and not an URL.
- Nelson could not remember the URL for the university’s website, so he used a search engine.
The plural is URLs.
- Roseanne has bookmarked at least 50 URLs of websites concerning the English language.
Copyright notice for Writing Tips Plus
© Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, represented by the Minister of Public Services and Procurement
A tool created and made available online by the Translation Bureau, Public Services and Procurement Canada