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

- function Natural domain of a partial function Domain of holomorphy of a function Domain (mathematical analysis), an open connected set Domain of discourse...
- The public domain consists of all the creative work 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...
- top-level domain (TLD) is one of the domains at the highest level in the hierarchical Domain Name System of the Internet after the root domain. The top-level...
- The Domain Name System (DNS) is the hierarchical and decentralized naming system used to identify computers, services, and other resources reachable through...
- engineering, a domain model is a conceptual model of the domain that incorporates both behavior and data. In ontology engineering, a domain model is a formal...
- Domain-driven design (DDD) is a software design approach focusing on modelling software to match a domain according to input from that domain's experts...
- Domain knowledge is knowledge of a specific, specialized discipline or field, in contrast to general (or domain-independent) knowledge. The term is often...
- DomainKeys (informally DK) is a deprecated e-mail authentication system designed by Yahoo to verify the domain name of an e-mail sender and the message...
- A country code top-level domain (ccTLD) is an Internet top-level domain generally used or reserved for a country, sovereign state, or dependent territory...