Associations to the word «Alias»


ALIAS, adverb. Otherwise; at another time; in other circumstances; otherwise called.
ALIAS, adverb. (legal) Used to connect the different names of a person who has gone by two or more, and whose true name is for any cause doubtful; as, Smith, alias Simpson.
ALIAS, noun. Another name; an assumed name.
ALIAS, noun. (legal) A second or further writ which is issued after a first writ has expired without effect.
ALIAS, noun. (computing) An abbreviation that replaces a string of commands and thereby reduces typing when performing routine actions or tasks.
ALIAS, noun. (signal processing) An spurious signal generated as a technological artifact.
ALIAS, verb. (computing) To assign an additional name to an entity, often a more user-friendly one.
ALIAS, verb. (signal processing) (of two signals) to become indistinguishable

Dictionary definition

ALIAS, noun. A name that has been assumed temporarily.
ALIAS, adverb. As known or named at another time or place; "Mr. Smith, alias Mr. Lafayette".

Wise words

Words differently arranged have a different meaning, and meanings differently arranged have different effects.
Blaise Pascal