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.