- the set of values assigned to the independent variables of a function.
- region(def 11a).
- a group of computers and devices on a network that are administered under the same protocol.
- the top level in a domain name, indicating the type of organization, geographical location, or both, and officially designated in the suffix, as .edu for institutions of higher education.
Origin of domain
Related Words for domainsphere, territory, realm, estate, jurisdiction, terrain, authority, walk, empire, occupation, discipline, district, field, department, scope, concern, province, slot, bailiwick, power
Examples from the Web for domain
Contemporary Examples of domain
As it turns out, my cell phone number had been searchable through a GoDaddy domain listing I obtained several years ago.A Female Writer’s New Milestone: Her First Death Threat
December 1, 2014
But for the National Draft Ben Carson for President PAC to get going, they needed a Web domain.Ben Carson’s Bizarrely Serious, Seriously Bizarre Campaign Crew
November 12, 2014
The executive suite has been the domain of the talls: Barack Obama is six-one.For Short Men in 2014, The News Is Surprisingly Good
September 13, 2014
And in August, the same eBay account put the domain Newsball.com up for auction, for $21,000,000.He Bullies Kids and Calls It News
June 26, 2014
An alert soul got hold for the domain allianceforastrongamerica.com and produced a more informative parody.The Cheneys’ Permanent War
June 18, 2014
Historical Examples of domain
His eyes glowed steadily as he contemplated this interloper in his domain.The Leopard Woman
Stewart Edward White
They gave him the dukedom and domain of Bronte, worth about L3000 a year.The Life of Horatio Lord Nelson
That part of eternity dividing the domain of disappointment from the realm of hope.The Devil's Dictionary
But this ordeal combat was far removed from the domain of sport.English Villages
P. H. Ditchfield
There is thus no domain of the mind which is not influenced by love, and which does not react on love in its turn.The Sexual Question
- the set of values of the independent variable of a function for which the functional value existsthe domain of sin x is all real numbers Compare range (def. 8a)
- any open set containing at least one point
Word Origin for domain
early 15c., in Scottish, from Middle French domaine "domain, estate," from Old French demaine "lord's estate," from Latin dominium "property, dominion," from dominus "lord, master, owner," from domus "house" (see domestic). Form influenced in Old French by Medieval Latin domanium "domain, estate." Internet domain name attested by 1985.