Also called resolvers, domain name resolvers are the names given to computers, commonly located with Internet Service Providers (ISPs) or institutional networks that are used to respond to a user request to resolve a domain name. These computers translate a domain name into an IP address. Also called DNS resolvers.
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- domain parking
Same as DNS parking.
A device that attaches to a computer to control access to a particular application. Dongles provide the most effective means of copy protection. Typically, the dongle attaches to a PC’s parallel port. On Macintoshes, the dongle sometimes attaches to the ADB port. The dongle passes through all data coming through the port so it does […]
(v.) To lose ones job (fired) because of something you have publicly posted in a blog. The most common usage of the word is dooced (eg. she was dooced). The word dooced was coined in 2002 by Heather Armstrong, a Los Angeles Web designer who lost her job after writing about work colleagues in her […]
(dōr´wā) (n.) Also referred to as a doorway page, a jump page, an entry page or a bridge page. A Web page designed specifically for the purpose of gaining high placement in a search engine��s rankings. An SEO technique, the doorway is meant to capture the attention of a search engine��s spider by containing keywords […]
To add elements into a semiconductor material during the manufacturing process to increase its conductivity. The impurities added are called dopants. Common dopants include arsenic, antimony, bismuth and phosphorous. The type and level of doping determines whether the semiconductor is N-type (current is conducted by excess free electrons) or P-type (current is conducted by electron […]