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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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The report said that active aliases would also show up in the Windows 8 modern UI mail client and Outlook.
Aliases include James Michael Davey, Jimme Michael Davey, Jim Hanson.
In response to this request, LAS is making public the most common linguistic name variations that may be in use by El Shukrijumah, including variations of the aliases identified by the FBI.