Name resolution



networking
The process of mapping a name into its corresponding address.
The Domain Name System is the system which does name resolution on the Internet.
(1997-12-15)

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  • Names

    [neym] /neɪm/ noun 1. a word or a combination of words by which a person, place, or thing, a body or class, or any object of thought is designated, called, or known. 2. mere designation, as distinguished from fact: He was a king in name only. 3. an appellation, title, or epithet, applied descriptively, in […]

  • Namesake

    [neym-seyk] /ˈneɪmˌseɪk/ noun 1. a person named after another. 2. a person having the same name as another. /ˈneɪmˌseɪk/ noun 1. a person or thing named after another 2. a person or thing with the same name as another n. “person named for the sake of someone,” 1640s, probably originally (for the) name’s sake.



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  • Namespace

    systems The set of all possible identifiers for some kind of object. From the definition of a set, all names in a namespace are unique and there is some rule to determine whether a potential name is an element of the set. For example, the Domain Name System includes rules for determining what constitutes a […]



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