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DNS

abbr.
domain name system

DNS

abbreviation for
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (formerly in Britain)Department for National Savings
2. (Computer Science) computing domain name system
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The company said that the Domain Name System (DNS) is responsible for translating host names to IP addresses (and vice versa) and is critical for the correct operation of any Internet enabled device.
Second, you can do this by exploiting the existing Domain Name System (DNS) that serves as the address directory for the Internet.
Bypassing a focus on categorization, DWDNS is able to expand the current domain name system with ~46,000 new extensions by using every possible three digit combination of A-Z and 0-9.
The domain name system was developed in the 1980s to help associate alphanumeric names with the number addresses which the Internet uses as pointers to locations, making it easier for users to memorize and navigate.
The organization was formed to take over responsibility for the IP address space allocation, protocol parameter assignment, domain name system management, and root server system management functions now performed under US government contract by IANA and other entities.
a provider of superior domain name system services (DNS) announced that it had recently been accredited as a domain registrar by ICANN (icann.