domain Idioms & Phrases


domain name

  • noun strings of letters and numbers (separated by periods) that are used to name organizations and computers and addresses on the internet
    • domain names are organized hierarchically with the more generic parts to the right
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domain of a function

  • noun (mathematics) the set of values of the independent variable for which a function is defined
    domain.
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eminent domain

  • noun the right of the state to take private property for public use; the Fifth Amendment that was added to the Constitution of the United States requires that just compensation be made
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in the public domain

  • may be used by anyone wihout restriction.
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knowledge domain

  • noun the content of a particular field of knowledge
    knowledge base; domain.
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Public domain

  • noun property rights that are held by the public at large
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  • the territory belonging to a State or to the general government; public lands. U.S. 2. the situation (status) of intellectual property which is not protected by copyright, patent or other restriction on use. Anything
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Right of eminent domain

  • that superior dominion of the sovereign power over all the property within the state, including that previously granted by itself, which authorizes it to appropriate any part thereof to a necessary public use, reasonable compensation being made.
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spiritual domain

  • noun a belief that there is a realm controlled by a divine spirit
    spiritual world; unseen.
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