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domain name

noun, Computers.
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.
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1990-1995 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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domain name

(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
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domain name in Science
domain name  
A series of alphanumeric strings that are separated by periods, such as, that is an address of a computer network connection and that identifies the owner of the address.
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