(nAm') n.

1. a word or sequence of words by which an object is identified.


2. to give a name to.

3. to identify or select by name.

name server


Internet. a server that converts domain names to IP addresses.

name space

(nAm' spAs') n.

a set of possible objects within which each distinct name identifies a distinct object. Within a name space, it is not possible for two different objects to have the same name.

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