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.

Nearby words

  1. dom.,
  2. dom. rep.,
  3. domagk,
  4. domagk, gerhard,
  5. domain,
  6. domal,
  7. domatium,
  8. dome,
  9. dome car,
  10. dome fastener

Origin of domain name

1990–1995 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for domain name

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

Science definitions for domain name

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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