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noun Computers.
  1. a name owned by a person or organization and consisting of an alphabetical or alphanumeric sequence followed by a suffix indicating the top-level domain: used as an Internet address to identify the location of particular Web pages: Our domain name is the name of our school followed by .edu.

Origin of domain name

1990–1995
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British Dictionary definitions for domain name

domain name

noun
  1. 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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

domain name in Science

domain name

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