domain

  • 1 Domain — may refer to: General Territory (administrative division), a non sovereign geographic area which has come under the authority of another government Public domain, a body of works and knowledge without proprietary interest Eminent domain, the… …

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  • 2 domain — do‧main [dəˈmeɪn, dəʊ ǁ də , doʊ ] noun [countable] 1. an area of activity, interest, or knowledge: • the scientific domain. 2. somebody s/​something s domain COMMERCE an activity controlled by one person, organization, industry etc: • Marketing… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 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. [1913 Webster] 2. The territory over which dominion or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 domain — I (land owned) noun alodium, demesne, estate, freehold, hereditament, holding, land, manor, possessio, property, real estate, real property, realty, seigniory, tenure associated concepts: eminent domain II (sphere of influence) noun bailiwick,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 domain — [dō mān′, dəmān′] n. [ME domein < MFr domaine < L dominium, right of ownership, dominion < dominus, a lord: see DOMINATE] 1. territory under one government or ruler; dominion 2. land belonging to one person; estate 3. supreme ownership:… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 domain — (n.) early 15c., in Scottish, from M.Fr. domaine domain, estate, from O.Fr. demaine lord s estate, from L. dominium property, dominion, from dominus lord, master, owner, from domus house (see DOMESTIC (Cf. domestic)). Form influenced in Old… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 domain — domain. См. домен. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …

    Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • 8 domain — sphere, province, *field, territory, bailiwick Analogous words: *area, region, zone: district, *locality: jurisdiction, dominion (see POWER) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 domain — [n] area of expertise, rule authority, bailiwick, concern, demesne, department, discipline, district, dominion, empire, estate, field, home park*, jurisdiction, land, neck of the woods*, occupation, orbit*, power, province, quarter, realm, region …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 domain — ► NOUN 1) an area controlled by a ruler or government. 2) a sphere of activity or knowledge. 3) Computing a distinct subset of the Internet with addresses sharing a common suffix. ORIGIN French domaine, from Old French demeine belonging to a lord …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 Domain — Schematische Darstellung der DNS Hierarchie Eine Domain (auch Domäne) ist ein zusammenhängender Teilbereich des hierarchischen Domain Name System (DNS). Im Domain Vergabeverfahren ist es ein im Internet weltweit einmaliger und eindeutiger und… …

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  • 12 Domain/OS — Infobox OS name = Domain/OS caption = developer = Apollo Computer source model = kernel type = supported platforms = Apollo/Domain workstations ui = GUI / CLI family = AEGIS / Unix released = March 27, 1981 (Aegis SR1) latest release version =… …

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  • 13 domain — 01. The savannah is the supreme [domain] of the African lion. 02. Chimpanzees in the wild have been observed using different objects to make tools, a skill previously thought to be the exclusive [domain] of humans. 03. Opposition members are… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 14 domain —    A description of a single computer, a whole department, or a complete site, used for naming and administrative purposes.    Top level domains must be registered to receive mail from outside the organization; local domains have meaning only… …

    Dictionary of networking

  • 15 domain — domanial, adj. /doh mayn /, n. 1. a field of action, thought, influence, etc.: the domain of science. 2. the territory governed by a single ruler or government; realm. 3. a realm or range of personal knowledge, responsibility, etc. 4. a region… …

    Universalium

  • 16 domain */*/ — UK [dəʊˈmeɪn] / US [doʊˈmeɪn] noun [countable] Word forms domain : singular domain plural domains 1) a) a particular area of activity or life This is a subject that has now moved into the political domain. b) an area of activity considered as… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 domain — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ private, public ▪ Internet DOMAIN + NOUN ▪ name ▪ Register a domain name if you want people to find your website …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 18 domain — do|main [dəˈmeın, dəu US də , dou ] n formal [Date: 1400 1500; : French; Origin: domaine, from Latin dominus lord ] 1.) an area of activity, interest, or knowledge, especially one that a particular person, organization etc deals with… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 domain — [[t]doʊme͟ɪn[/t]] domains 1) N COUNT: usu with supp A domain is a particular field of thought, activity, or interest, especially one over which someone has control, influence, or rights. [FORMAL] ...the great experimenters in the domain of art …

    English dictionary

  • 20 domain — noun (C) formal 1 ACTIVITY/KNOWLEDGE an area of activity, interest, or knowledge: This problem lies outside the domain of medical science. 2 sb/sth s domain an area of activity controlled by someone: Mortgages were until recently the domain of… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English