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domain name

[ doh-meyn-neym ]
/ doʊˈmeɪn ˌneɪm /
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noun Computers.
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 dictionary.com.Statistics Canada has the domain name statcan.gc.ca.
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Origin of domain name

First recorded in 1980–85

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British Dictionary definitions for domain name

domain name

noun
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

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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