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Domain

Do`main´
n.1.Dominion; empire; authority.
2.The territory over which dominion or authority is exerted; the possessions of a sovereign or commonwealth, or the like. Also used figuratively.
The domain of authentic history.
- E. Everett.
The domain over which the poetic spirit ranges.
- J. C. Shairp.
3.Landed property; estate; especially, the land about the mansion house of a lord, and in his immediate occupancy; demesne.
4.(Law) Ownership of land; an estate or patrimony which one has in his own right; absolute proprietorship; paramount or sovereign ownership.
5.(Math.) the set of values which the independent variable of a function may take. Contrasted to range, which is the set of values taken by the dependent variable.
6.(Math.) a connected set of points, also called a region.
7.(Physics) a region within a ferromagnetic material, composed of a number of atoms whose magnetic poles are pointed in the same direction, and which may move together in a coordinated manner when disturbed, as by heating. The direction of polarity of adjacent domains may be different, but may be aligned by a strong external magnetic field.
8.(Computers) an address within the internet computer network, which may be a single computer, a network of computers, or one of a number of accounts on a multiuser computer. The domain specifies the location (host computer) to which communications on the internet are directed. Each domain has a corresponding 32-bit number usually represented by four numbers separated by periods, as 128.32.282.56. Each domain may also have an alphabetical name, usually composed of a name plus an extension separated by a period, as worldsoul.org; the alphabetical name is referred to as a domain name.
9.(Immunology) the three-dimensional structure within an immunoglobulin which is formed by one of the homology regions of a heavy or light chain.
10.the field of knowledge, expertise, or interest of a person; as, he had a limited domain of discourse; I can't comment on that, it's outside my domain.
11.a particular environment or walk of life.
12.people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest.
Public domain
the territory belonging to a State or to the general government; public lands.
in the public domainmaybeusedbyanyonewithoutrestriction. Theeffectivetermofforceofcopyrightsandpatentsarelimitedbystatute, andafterthetermexpires, thewritingsandinventionsthusprotectedgointothepublicdomainandarefreeforusebyall.
in the public domain
the situation or status of intellectual property which is not protected by copyright, patent or other restriction on use. Anything
Right of eminent domain
that superior dominion of the sovereign power over all the property within the state, including that previously granted by itself, which authorizes it to appropriate any part thereof to a necessary public use, reasonable compensation being made.
Noun1.domain - a particular environment or walk of life; "his social sphere is limited"; "it was a closed area of employment"; "he's out of my orbit"
Synonyms: arena, sphere, area, orbit, field
2.domain - territory over which rule or control is exercised; "his domain extended into Europe"; "he made it the law of the land"
Synonyms: demesne, land
3.domain - the set of values of the independent variable for which a function is defined
4.domain - people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest; "the Western world"
Synonyms: world
5.domain - a knowledge domain that you are interested in or are communicating about; "it was a limited domain of discourse"; "here we enter the region of opinion"; "the realm of the occult"
Synonyms: realm, region

DOMAIN. It signifies sometimes, dominion, territory governed - sometimes, possession, estate - and sometimes, land about the mansion house of a lord. By domain is also understood the right to dispose at our pleasure of what belongs to us.
     2. A distinction, has been made between property and domain. The former is said to be that quality which is conceived to be in the thing itself, considered as belonging to such or such person, exclusively of all others. By the latter is understood that right which the owner has of disposing of the thing. Hence domain and property are said to be correlative terms; the one is the active right to dispose, the other a passive quality which follows the thing, and places it at the disposition of the owner. 3 Toull. n. 8 3. But this distinction is too subtle for practical use. Puff. Droit de la Nature et des Gens, loi 4, c. 4, Sec. 2. Vide 1 B1. Com. 105, 106; 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 456; Clef des Lois Rom. h.t.; Domat, h.t.; 1 Hill. Ab. 24; 2 Hill. Ab. 237; and Demesne as Of fee; Property; Things.

1.(mathematics)domain - In the theory of functions, the set of argument values for which a function is defined.

See domain theory.
2.(networking)domain - 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.domain - Distributed Operating Multi Access Interactive Network.
4.(programming)domain - 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.domain - The subject or market in which a piece of software is designed to work.
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