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domain name

The alphanumeric designation for a particular web server, which allows it to be identified on the Internet. For example, “http://www.fda.gov/” names the World Wide Web (www) server for the Food and Drug Administration, which is a government (.gov) entity.

domain name

Informatics The unique “address” name that identifies an Internet site. See IP Number.
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