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

  indirect address
  indirect addressing
      An addressing mode found in many processors'
     instruction sets where the instruction contains the address
     of a memory location which contains the address of the operand
     (the "{effective address") or specifies a register which
     contains the effective address.  In the first case
     (indirection via memory), accessing the operand requires two
     memory accesses - one to fetch the effective address and
     another to read or write the actual operand.  Register
     indirect addressing requires only one memory access.
     An indirect address may be indicated in assembly language by
     an operand in parentheses, e.g. in Motorola 68000 assembly
     	MOV D0,(A0)
     writes the contents of register D0 to the location pointed to
     by the address in register A0.
     Indirect addressing is often combined with pre- or post-
     increment or decrement addressing, allowing the address of the
     operand to be increased or decreased by one (or some specified
     number) either before or after using it.

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