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domain name

n.
A series of alphanumeric strings separated by periods, such as www.hmhbooks.com, that is an address of a computer network connection and that identifies the owner of the address.

domain name

n
(Computer Science) computing a unique name, corresponding to one or more numeric IP addresses, used to identify a particular web page or set of web pages on the internet

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n.
Computers. a name, usu. an alphabetical sequence including the name of a person or organization followed by a suffix indicating the top-level domain: used in a Web address to identify the location of particular Web pages: Our company's domain name is: randomhouse.com
[1990–1995]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.domain name - strings of letters and numbers (separated by periods) that are used to name organizations and computers and addresses on the internet; "domain names are organized hierarchically with the more generic parts to the right"
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
name - a language unit by which a person or thing is known; "his name really is George Washington"; "those are two names for the same thing"
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domain name

n (Comput) → Domainname m
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