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 for address resolution
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  address resolution
  
      Conversion of an Internet address into the
     corresponding physical address ({Ethernet address).  This is
     usually done using Address Resolution Protocol.
  
     The resolver is a library routine and a set of processes
     which converts hostnames into Internet addresses, though
     this process in not usually referred to as resolution.  See
     DNS.
  
     (1996-04-09)
  

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