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alias

Informatics
A secondary or symbolic name for a file or computer peripheral (device).
 
Molecular biology
An alternative symbol or name for part of the sequence of a known gene that resembles names for other anonymous DNA segments—e.g., D6Mit236 is an alias for Cftr.
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Aliases include Edward Colegrove, Evertt Herman Colegrove, Everette Herman Colegrove.
Regarding the aliases provided by the FBI, LAS Arabic name experts believe that these names may be nicknames or noms de guerre (battle names).
Alias creation - creates aliases when the user enters "\u" for user name, "\p" for password, or "\@" for e-mail address and submits these aliases to Web sites requiring registration.