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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MAC_address

A media access control address (MAC address) of a computer is a unique identifier assigned to network interfaces for communications at the data link layer of a network segment. MAC addresses are used as a network address for most IEEE 802 network ...

www.howtogeek.com/169540/what-exactly-is-a-mac-address-used-for

Sep 3, 2013 ... Every piece of hardware on your local network has a MAC address in addition to the IP address assigned to it by the local router or server.

www.quora.com/What-is-the-difference-between-IP-address-and-MAC-address-and-how-they-are-used

MAC addresses are used to send Ethernet frames between two stations in the same local area network. Each station has a unique MAC address that is used to  ...

superuser.com/questions/623511/what-is-the-exact-use-of-a-mac-address

MAC addresses are required to make a local Ethernet (or wifi) network ..... The MAC-Address is also used with the ARP (Address Resolution ...

whatismyipaddress.com/mac-address

The Media Access Control address is a 48-bit or 64-bit address associated with a network adapter that comes in two types: UAA and LAA.

networkengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/26537/what-use-are-mac-addresses

Well, but how does it find out it's [www.example.com's] MAC address ... Since the MAC address is only used within the same L2 network, when ...

networkengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/3329/reason-for-both-a-mac-and-an-ip-address

Sep 22, 2013 ... MAC addresses and IP addresses operate on different layers of the internet protocol suite. MAC addresses are used to identify machines within ...

people.richland.edu/dkirby/141macaddress.htm

In computer networking, the Media Access Control (MAC) address is every bit as ... The method used to find a MAC address depends on the type of network ...

www.iplocation.net/mac-address

A MAC address is a unique identifier assigned to network hardware interfaces for communicating on the physical network such as Ethernet.