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Meaning of DOMAIN

Pronunciation:  dow'meyn

 
Matching Terms:  domain address, domain analysis, domain architecture, domain architecture model, domain calculus, domain engineering, domain maturity, domain model, domain name, domain name server, domain name system, domain selection, domain software engineering environment, domain theory, domainist, domain-specific language

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 Definition: 

1. In the theory of functions, the set of argument values for which a function is defined.

See domain theory.

2. A group of computers whose hostnames share a common suffix, the "domain name". The last component of this is the top-level domain.

See administrative domain, domain name system, fully qualified domain name.

3. distributed operating multi access interactive network.

4. A specific phase of the software life cycle in which a developer works. Domains define developers' and users' areas of responsibility and the scope of possible relationships between products.

5. The subject or market in which a piece of software is designed to work.

 
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