- some kind of territory, such as (for example) a demesne or a realm
- synonymous with a metaphorical field, e.g. "the domain of computer science"
- a field of study
- public domain, a body of works and knowledge without proprietary interest
- atomic domain - a domain whose elements class as indivisible units
- eminent domain, the power of government to confiscate private property for public use
- The Domain, a shopping mall in Austin, Texas, USA
- in several Commonwealth countries, the name for parkland made available for public use by the monarch or their representative, the Governor. Examples include:
- The Domain, Sydney: a large open space near the central business district of Sydney, Australia
- Kings Domain, Melbourne: in Victoria, Australia
- The Domain Tunnel, Melbourne: a tunnel that runs underneath the Yarra River in Victoria, Australia
- Queens Domain, Hobart: in Tasmania, Australia
- Auckland Domain: a large inner-city park in Auckland, New Zealand containing an ancient volcano and the War Memorial Museum
- Throughout New Zealand a Town Domain is typically a public sport area administered by a Domain Board.
- domain (biology), a subdivision even larger than a kingdom
- protein domain, an autonomously folding functional module of a protein
- domain (physics), a region of a solid inside which a property is uniform (for example magnetic domain in ferromagnetism)
In mathematics domain can refer to:
- the domain of a function
- one of the domains of a relation
- an ordered structure studied in domain theory
- a ring-theoretic domain, an integral domain or a Euclidean domain — types of ring
- an open and connected set
- domain of discourse in symbolic logic
In information technology, the term domain can refer to:
- a machine or virtual host on the Internet; do not confuse the name of a domain - its "domain name" - with the domain itself
- a Windows Server domain, a centrally-managed group of computers using the Windows operating-system
- a broadcast domain in computer networking
- an application domain - the kinds of purposes for which users use a software system
- a software engineering domain - a field of study that defines a set of common requirements, terminology, and functionality for any software program constructed to solve a problem in that field. See also domain-specific programming languages.
- a CLR application domain, a mechanism for separating executed applications (similar to a process)
- In Database Theory, a data domain is a set of all permitted atomic values.
- a workstation operating system called Domain/OS.
- a group of computers on a network that share a common directory or storage location.
- Domain is the debut album by the British heavy metal band Above All.
- Domain is a German heavy metal band
The original etymological implication of the word domain carries the idea of "something ruled". Compare and contrast dominion, domination, dominant and demesne.
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