Associations to the word «Domain»


DOMAIN, noun. A geographic area owned or controlled by a single person or organization.
DOMAIN, noun. A field or sphere of activity, influence or expertise.
DOMAIN, noun. A group of related items, topics, or subjects.
DOMAIN, noun. (mathematics) The set of all possible mathematical entities (points) where a given function is defined.
DOMAIN, noun. (mathematics) A ring with no zero divisors; that is, in which no product of nonzero elements is zero.
DOMAIN, noun. (mathematics) (topology) (analysis) An open and connected set in some topology. For example, the interval (0,1) as a subset of the real numbers.
DOMAIN, noun. (computing) (Internet) Any DNS domain name, particularly one which has been delegated and has become representative of the delegated domain name and its subdomains
DOMAIN, noun. (computing) (Internet) A collection of DNS or DNS-like domain names consisting of a delegated domain name and all its subdomains
DOMAIN, noun. (computing) A collection of information having to do with a domain, the computers named in the domain, and the network on which the computers named in the domain reside
DOMAIN, noun. (computing) The collection of computers identified by a domain's domain names
DOMAIN, noun. (physics) A small region of a magnetic material with a consistent magnetization direction; such a region used as a data storage element in a bubble memory
DOMAIN, noun. (data processing) a form of technical metadata that represent the type of a data item, its characteristics, name, and usage
DOMAIN, noun. (taxonomy) The highest rank in the classification of organisms, above kingdom; in the three-domain system, one of the taxa Bacteria, Archaea, or Eukaryota.
DOMAIN, noun. (biochemistry) A folded section of a protein molecule that has a discrete function
DOMAIN HACK, noun. (computing) (informal) An Internet domain name in which the TLD (such as a country code) can be understood as part of the name rather than the usual suffix.
DOMAIN HACKS, noun. Plural of domain hack
DOMAIN LOGIC, noun. (computing) A more general name for business logic. (The logic could run in an organisation that is not a business.)
DOMAIN NAME, noun. (computing) a unique, case-insensitive, name, consisting of a string made up of alphanumeric characters and dashes separated by periods, that the Domain Name System maps to IP numbers and other information.
DOMAIN NAME, noun. An identifier of a computer or site on the Internet
DOMAIN NAME, noun. A domain -- that part of a domain name which (nominally) identifies an organization; a domain name delegated to an independent administrative authority who is then responsible for the management of that portion of the Domain Name System's namespace that consist of the delegated domain and all subdomains that are not delegated in turn.
DOMAIN NAME SERVER, noun. (computing) (Internet) A computer that provides domain name information to a network; a computer that is part of the Domain Name System.
DOMAIN NAME SERVICE, noun. (computing) (Internet) A service provided by the Domain Name System.
DOMAIN NAME SERVICES, noun. Plural of domain name service
DOMAIN NAME SYSTEM, proper noun. (computing) (Internet) The distributed database, sometimes including all the supporting hardware or software infrastructure, the Internet uses to translate hostnames into IP numbers and provide other domain related information.
DOMAIN NAMES, noun. Plural of domain name
DOMAIN OF DISCOURSE, noun. (logic) In predicate logic, an indication of the relevant set of entities that are being dealt with by quantifiers.
DOMAIN THEORY, noun. (mathematics) A branch of mathematics that studies special kinds of partially ordered sets (posets) commonly called domains.
DOMAIN WALL, noun. (physics) An interface separating magnetic domains.
DOMAIN WALL, noun. (astrophysics) A two-dimensional singularity hypothesized in string theory.

Dictionary definition

DOMAIN, noun. A particular environment or walk of life; "his social sphere is limited"; "it was a closed area of employment"; "he's out of my orbit".
DOMAIN, noun. Territory over which rule or control is exercised; "his domain extended into Europe"; "he made it the law of the land".
DOMAIN, noun. (mathematics) the set of values of the independent variable for which a function is defined.
DOMAIN, noun. People in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest; "the Western world".
DOMAIN, noun. The content of a particular field of knowledge.

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne