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Domain may refer to:

  • Domain (taxonomy), a taxonomic subdivision larger than a kingdom
  • Domain name, the name of a realm of administrative autonomy, authority, or control on the Internet
  • Magnetic domain (physics), a region within a magnetic material which has uniform magnetization
  • High-field domain (physics) in semiconductors, also called Böer domain
  • Protein domain (biology), a part of a protein that can exist independently of the rest of the protein chain
  • Territory (subdivision), a non-sovereign geographic area which has come under the authority of another government
  • Demesne, in English common law and other Medieval European contexts, lands directly managed by their holder rather than being delegated to subordinate managers
  • Domain Group, one of the two major real estate marketing portals in Australia
  • The domain of discourse in logic is the collection of entities of interest in logical analysis
  • Domain (sociolinguistics), the situations in which a language is used, for instance, in formal education, at home, or by a government.


Information technologyEdit

  • Administrative domain
  • Domain (software engineering), a field of study that defines a set of common requirements, terminology, and functionality for any software program constructed to solve a problem in a given field
    • Application domain, a mechanism used within a Common Language Infrastructure to isolate executed software applications from one another
  • Broadcast domain, in computer networking, a group of special-purpose addresses to receive network announcements
  • Network domain, a named grouping of hosts and servers with managed login, access to resources, and permissions.


  • Domain of a function, the set of input values for which the function is defined
  • Domain of discourse, the set of entities over which logic variables may range
  • Domain (mathematical analysis), an open connected set
  • Domain (ring theory), a nontrivial ring without left or right zero divisors
    • Integral domain, a non-trivial commutative ring without zero divisors
      • Atomic domain, an integral domain in which every non-zero non-unit is a finite product of irreducible elements
      • Bézout domain, an integral domain in which the sum of two principal ideals is again a principal ideal
      • Euclidean domain, an integral domain which allows a suitable generalization of the Euclidean algorithm
      • Dedekind domain, an integral domain in which every nonzero proper ideal factors into a product of prime ideals
      • GCD domain, an integral domain in which every two non-zero elements have a greatest common divisor
      • Principal ideal domain, an integral domain in which every ideal is principal
      • Unique factorization domain, an integral domain in which every non-zero element can be written as a product of irreducible elements in essentially a unique way
  • Frequency domain, the analysis of mathematical functions with respect to frequency, rather than time
  • Fundamental domain, a symmetry group of an object is a part or pattern, as small or irredundant as possible, which determines the whole object based on the symmetry
  • Time domain, the analysis of mathematical functions with respect to time
  • Domain theory, studying certain kinds of partial ordered sets


Australian Public DomainsEdit

In several Commonwealth of Nations countries, the name for parkland made available for public use by the monarch or their representative, the Governor. Examples include:

New Zealand Public DomainsEdit

As per Public Domains Act 1860 (24 Victoriae 1860 No 32). Examples include: