+ 0 Votes That depends........... ThumbsUp2 6 years ago It depends on what you are refering to when asking the question. Could you be more specific? + 0 Votes By the way, since this is a Question, rather than a Discussion, ... deepsand Updated - 6 years ago you should note that you have the ability to rate Helpful Answers as being such. Your doing so will serve to 1) inform others who may being seeking like or similar assistance in the future locate useful information; serve to help such persons determine who here might be a source of such information; and, 3) by knowing that they have been of help, encourage those who provided help to continue to do so in the future. Therefore, as you have already indicated that you found 1 or more replies here to be of help to you, you should mark them as Helpful. + 0 Votes well TheVirtualOne 6 years ago an ip address is the physical address of a networked computing device. dns can best be described here.. http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/D/DNS.html + 0 Votes Of IP Addresses, Domain Names, and DNS. deepsand Updated - 6 years ago 1) IP Address is the numeric address of a physical device. 2) Domain Name is the alpha-numeric name of a logical device. 3) DNS, Domain Name Service, serves to translate between IP Addresses & Domain Names. By way of analogy, DNS provides the same functions as a forward/reverse lookup telephone directory does for telephone nos. and subscribers' names.