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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.
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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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domain′ name`



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]
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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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THE NUMBER of legal disputes over the ownership of domain names has reached a record high in the past year as companies battle against online fraudsters registering "lookalike" domain names in bad faith, law firm EMW said.
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The workshop follows the issuance of a royal decree stating that TRA is the government authority responsible for registering domain names and the issuance of a ministerial resolution on the regulation of the registration and use of domain names of the second and third levels under the domain name of Bahrain.
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This refers to the acquisition of domain names in bad faith and intends to profit, mislead or destroy the reputation of someone else's trademark.
(Vietnam News/ANN): The availability of a series of new foreign domain names in the Vietnamese market is offering more choices to local companies and opening up new opportunities for domain name registrars.
On a basic level, Internet's addressing scheme is not very effective with domain names, domain names are very essential.
[ClickPress, Wed Apr 04 2018] Startups and established businesses planning to buy domain names for their online ventures can now contact NameExperts for help.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Sept 22 (ANI): VeriSign, Inc., a global leader in domain names and internet security on Friday announced that approximately 1.3 million domain name registrations were added to the internet in the second quarter of 2017, bringing the total number of domain name registrations to approximately 331.9 million across all top-level domains (TLDs) as of June 30, 2017.
In order to do this, it made domain names available in 15 languages.