What is domain?

  • (noun): Territory over which rule or control is exercised.
    Example: "His domain extended into Europe"
    Synonyms: demesne, land
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on domain, domains:

Examples - Dinoflagellate Luciferase
... Dinoflagellate luciferase is a multi-domain protein, consisting of an N-terminal domain, and three catalytic domains, each of which preceded by a helical bundle ... The structure of the dinoflagellate luciferase catalytic domain has been solved ... The core part of the domain is a 10 stranded beta barrel that is structurally similar to lipocalins and FABP ...
Hostname
... names consisting of a single word or phrase, or they may have appended a domain name, which is a name in a Domain Name System (DNS), separated from the host specific label by a period (dot ... In the latter form, the hostname is also called a domain name ... If the domain name is completely specified including a top-level domain of the Internet, then the hostname is said to be a fully qualified domain name (FQDN) ...
Internet Hostnames
... On the Internet, a hostname is a domain name assigned to a host computer ... usually a combination of the host's local name with its parent domain's name ... For example, en.wikipedia.org consists of a local hostname (en) and the domain name wikipedia.org ...
Domain - Entertainment
... Domain (album), the debut album by the British metal band Above All Domain (band), a German heavy metal band Private Domain, an American pop/rock band formed ...
Internet Hostnames - Restrictions On Valid Host Names
... labels concatenated with dots, as are all domain names ... capable webserver host (www) in the domain example.com ... A hostname is considered to be a fully qualified domain name (FQDN) if all the labels up to and including the top-level domain name (TLD) are specified ...

More definitions of "domain":

  • (noun): People in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest.
    Synonyms: world
  • (noun): A knowledge domain that you are interested in or are communicating about.
    Example: "It was a limited domain of discourse"
    Synonyms: region, realm
  • (noun): The set of values of the independent variable for which a function is defined.

Famous quotes containing the word domain:

    In the domain of Political Economy, free scientific inquiry meets not merely the same enemies as in all other domains. The peculiar nature of the material it deals with, summons as foes into the field of battle the most violent, mean and malignant passions of the human breast, the Furies of private interest.
    Karl Marx (1818–1883)

    No domain of nature is quite closed to man at all times.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    In the domain of art there is no light without heat.
    Victor Hugo (1802–1885)