What is domain?

  • (noun): The set of values of the independent variable for which a function is defined.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on domain, domains:

Internet Hostnames - Restrictions On Valid Host Names
... of series of labels concatenated with dots, as are all domain names ... service pointer for an SCTP capable webserver host (www) in the domain example.com ... composed of the DNS labels en (hostname or leaf domain), wikipedia (second-level domain) and org (top-level domain) ...
Internet Hostnames
... On the Internet, a hostname is a domain name assigned to a host computer ... is usually a combination of the host's local name with its parent domain's name ... of a local hostname (en) and the domain name wikipedia.org ...
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 domain ... 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 ...
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 in 1985 Domain (film ...
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) ...

More definitions of "domain":

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

Famous quotes containing the word domain:

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

    Every sign is subject to the criteria of ideological evaluation.... The domain of ideology coincides with the domain of signs. They equate with one another. Wherever a sign is present, ideology is present, too. Everything ideological possesses semiotic value.
    —V.N. (Valintin Nikolaevic)

    When it had long since outgrown his purely medical implications and become a world movement which penetrated into every field of science and every domain of the intellect: literature, the history of art, religion and prehistory; mythology, folklore, pedagogy, and what not.
    Thomas Mann (1875–1955)