[ doh-meyn-neym ]
/ doʊˈmeɪn ˌneɪm /
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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Origin of domain name
First recorded in 1990–1995
Words nearby domain name
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Example sentences 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|Tricia Romano|January 31, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The domain-name gold rush slowly unfurled over months and years, as did the chase for desirable Gmail addresses.
British Dictionary definitions for 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 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Scientific definitions for domain name
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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