Meaning of DOMAIN in English

1. < mathematics > 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 .


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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