What is domain?

  • (noun): People in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest.
    Synonyms: world
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on domain, domains:

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 ...
Internet Hostnames
... On the Internet, a hostname is a domain name assigned to a host computer ... This is usually a combination of the host's local name with its parent domain's name ... en.wikipedia.org consists 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 ... 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 ...
Internet Hostnames - Restrictions On Valid Host Names
... of series of labels concatenated with dots, as are all domain names ... a service pointer for an SCTP capable webserver host (www) in the domain example.com ... The hostname en.wikipedia.org is composed of the DNS labels en (hostname or leaf domain), wikipedia (second-level domain) and org (top-level domain) ...
Hostname
... may be simple 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 ... 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): 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.
  • (noun): Territory over which rule or control is exercised.
    Example: "His domain extended into Europe"
    Synonyms: demesne, land

Famous quotes containing the word domain:

    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)

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

    You are the harvest and not the reaper
    And of your domain another is the keeper.
    John Ashbery (b. 1927)