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 valid host name.


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    [neym-tag] /ˈneɪmˌtæg/ noun 1. an or label showing one’s and sometimes one’s address or business affiliation, attached to an article of clothing or worn around the neck or wrist.

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    /ˈneɪmˌteɪp/ noun 1. a narrow cloth tape bearing the owner’s name and attached to an article

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    noun 1. a fabric tape on which a person’s name is written, woven, or printed: for affixing to garments and other personal belongings to identify ownership.

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