- 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
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Examples from the Web for domain name
She is from Lake Placid, in upstate New York, where her father was in the domain-name business.Lana Del Rey’s Hipster Problem: Plastic Surgery, ‘SNL,’ and Her Past as Lizzy Grant
January 31, 2012
The domain-name gold rush slowly unfurled over months and years, as did the chase for desirable Gmail addresses.Facebook's Fatal Error
June 10, 2009
- 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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- 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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