Definition of Domain. Meaning of Domain. Synonyms of Domain

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Definition of Domain

Domain
Domain Do*main", n. [F. domaine, OF. demaine, L. dominium, property, right of ownership, fr. dominus master, owner. See Dame, and cf Demesne, Dungeon.] 1. Dominion; empire; authority. 2. The territory over which dominion or authority is exerted; the possessions of a sovereign or commonwealth, or the like. Also used figuratively. The domain of authentic history. --E. Everett. The domain over which the poetic spirit ranges. --J. C. Shairp. 3. Landed property; estate; especially, the land about the mansion house of a lord, and in his immediate occupancy; demesne. --Shenstone. 4. (Law) Ownership of land; an estate or patrimony which one has in his own right; absolute proprietorship; paramount or sovereign ownership. Public domain, the territory belonging to a State or to the general government; public lands. [U.S.]

Meaning of Domain from wikipedia

- Domain may refer to: Domain of a function, the set of input values for which the function is defined Domain of discourse, the set of entities over which...
- The public domain consists of all the creative works to which no exclusive intellectual property rights apply. Those rights may have expired, been forfeited...
- A domain name is an identification string that defines a realm of administrative autonomy, authority or control within the Internet. Domain names are...
- The Domain Name System (DNS) is a hierarchical and decentralized naming system for computers, services, or other resources connected to the Internet or...
- In mathematics, the domain of definition (or simply the domain) of a function is the set of "input" or argument values for which the function is defined...
- taxonomy, a domain [/də(ʊ)ˈmeɪn/] (Latin: regio), also superkingdom or empire, is the highest taxonomic rank of organisms in the three-domain system of...
- engineering, a domain model is a conceptual model of the domain that incorporates both behaviour and data. In ontology engineering, a domain model is a formal...
- Eminent domain (United States, Philippines), land acquisition (India, Malaysia, Singapore), compulsory purchase (United Kingdom, New Zealand, Ireland)...
- A magnetic domain is a region within a magnetic material in which the magnetization is in a uniform direction. This means that the individual magnetic...
- list of Internet top-level domains (TLD) contains top-level domains, which are those domains in the DNS root zone of the Domain Name System of the Internet...
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