What does IP stand for in “IP address”?

A) Internet Protocol

B) Intranet Provider

C) Integrated Port

D) Internal Protocol

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A) Internet Protocol

IP stands for “Internet Protocol” in the context of an “IP address.” An IP address is a numerical label assigned to each device connected to a computer network that uses the Internet Protocol for communication. These addresses are used to identify and locate devices on a network, allowing them to send and receive data over the internet or a local network. There are two primary versions of the Internet Protocol, IPv4 (Internet Protocol version 4) and IPv6 (Internet Protocol version 6), each of which defines a unique addressing scheme to accommodate the growing number of devices connected to the internet.