domain name

[ doh-meyn-neym ]

  1. a name owned by a person or organization and used as an internet address, consisting of one or more alphabetic or alphanumeric sequences separated by dots, followed by a suffix indicating the top-level domain: Our domain name is Canada has the domain name

Origin of domain name

First recorded in 1980–85

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British Dictionary definitions for domain name

domain name

  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

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Scientific definitions for domain name

domain name

  1. 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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