domain name

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.

Origin:
1990–1995

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domain name
 
n
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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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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domain name definition


fully qualified domain name

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