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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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This article explains the nature of monikers and how law enforcement officers can obtain moniker information.
Unfortunately, Lin, who has been leaking iPhone devices ahead of their launch since 2012, did not divulge the name of the device, so Apple fans would just have to wait and see for themselves if Apple is going with iPhone 7 or iPhone 6 SE as the official moniker of the smartphone.
Rosie Harper, vicar of Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, thinks that the royal monikers don't hold the attraction they once did.
The event has been a huge success in past years and we are eager to continue to bring the most sought after premium domains to the market using our combined live and online format," said Craig Snyder, CEO of Moniker and SnapNames.
According to the documents filed in LA County Superior Court, the 'Black Eyed Peas' star's lawyer has explained that the singer wants to drop her first moniker in order to conform to the first name, which she is commonly and professionally known as and has been for many years, TMZ.
The team has some high-tech tools that also help identify vandals, including a database that tracks similarities in scrawls even if a tagger changes his moniker.
Electrosexual is Harrow's third full-length album recorded under the Technova moniker (he also released 2003's critically praised Big Casino, among others, under the name James Hardway), and its release finds him ignoring the fact that "the scene" has died and straddling the splintered consciousness of modern dance music.
Although many people are familiar with the moniker Big Bang theory, most aren't well-versed in the science behind it.
Although Mayor Rudy Giuliani has stopped calling for a traffic-stopping West Side Stadium, scouts report the joint team office operation, under the moniker YankceNets, LCC, has signed a deal to play in Manhattan.
CA and premium brokerage sales, Moniker and SnapNames have received widespread recognition on an international level that compliments the Dot TK strategy.
Whatever the moniker, much scientific--and public--stock has been placed in the notion that homosexuality is genetic.
In addition, the name Libman Wolf Couples - an increasingly visible player in Manhattan's commercial interior field - was shortened to its more familiar moniker, LWC.