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domain

  

      n  
1    land governed by a ruler or government  
2    land owned by one person or family  
3    a field or scope of knowledge or activity  
4    a region having specific characteristics or containing certain types of plants or animals  
5      (Austral. and N.Z.)   a park or recreation reserve maintained by a public authority, often the government  
6      (Law)   the absolute ownership and right to dispose of land  
   See also       demesne       eminent domain  
7      (Maths)  
a    the set of values of the independent variable of a function for which the functional value exists  
the domain of sin x is all real numbers         Compare       range       8a  
b    any open set containing at least one point  
8      (Logic)   another term for universe of discourse (esp. in the phrase domain of quantification)  
9      (Philosophy)   range of significance (esp. in the phrase domain of definition)  
10      (Also called)    magnetic domain     (Physics)   one of the regions in a ferromagnetic solid in which all the atoms have their magnetic moments aligned in the same direction  
11      (Computing)   a group of computers that have the same suffix (domain name) in their names on the Internet, specifying the country, type of institution, etc. where they are located  
     (C17: from French domaine, from Latin dominium property, from dominus lord)  


eminent domain  
      n     (Law)   the right of a state to confiscate private property for public use, payment usually being made to the owners in compensation  
public domain  
      n  
1      (U.S.)   lands owned by a state or by the federal government  
2    the status of a published work or invention upon which the copyright or patent has expired or which has not been patented or subject to copyright. It may thus be freely used by the public  
3    in the public domain   able to be discussed and examined freely by the general public  
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domain

  
1    demesne, dominion, empire, estate, kingdom, lands, policies     (Scot.)   province, realm, region, territory  
2    area, authority, bailiwick, concern, department, discipline, field, jurisdiction, orbit, power, realm, scope, speciality, sphere, sway  

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n.
a teamwork session in the visual domain (design, architecture, urban planning) organized on the purpose of finalizing a project within a previously defined timeframe.
The correct spelling in French (where the word originates from) is "charrette". "charette" is the Anglicized form.
n.
1. a fashion enthusiast; someone who sets or follows trends; 2. woman working in the fashion domain (as a designer, journalist, model etc.); 3. woman passionate about shopping;
exp.
spams delivery using multiple IPs and domains in order to avoid filters
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