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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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Rooms in other Alias hotels have CD/DVD players, monsoon showers and broadband internet access in all bedrooms.
Alias ImageStudio 3 Alias ImageStudio 3 is an easy-to-use rendering solution for creating professional quality images of 3D models from 3D design and CAD tools.
The PTC GRANITE Interoperability Kernel enables the transfer of design information between Alias and Pro/ENGINEER applications with high quality and no known information loss," said Carsten Hochmuth, director of partner programs, PTC.
Alias, Softimage and Side Effects--today's big three high-end computer animation packages--built their temples on the foundations laid by the National Film Board, and on the ruins of Omnibus Computer Graphics, a high-tech development company that collapsed in 1986.
Believing CAS 415, rather than CAS 408, to be the proper standard for BV accounting, the DCAA cited Alias for failing to comply with CAS 415.
The names of notorious outlaws included Wazir alias Hakeem s/o Muhammad Anwar, caste Bangulzai r/o Langoabad Sariab Road Quetta, Naseer alias Majeed s/o Akram, caste Raisani r/o Much, Abid Ali alias Ahmed s/o Jaffar Khan, caste Muhammad Shahi r/o Babri Mastung, Ziaul Haq alias s/o Abdullah Alias, Lashkar s/o Wali Muhammad, caste Shahwani r/o Dasht Mastung, Sodani, Karbalai alias Brohi, Asghar alias Jumma caste Samalani r/o Much, Javed caste Samalani r/t Much and Ghulam Farooq alias Razzaq alias Farid s/o Daulat Khan, caste Bangulzai r/o Dera Murad Jamali.