Definition of subdomain in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsəbdəmān/


chiefly technical
1A subdivision of a domain: artificial intelligence is a hazily defined field with two related subdomains
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  • Intimate partner violence is an important subdomain of such behavior.
  • It can often be difficult or impossible to determine the amount of computation required by a subdomain of a problem.
  • In 67 (19%) cases, these estimates were selected from two or more reported results within a single subdomain based on rules delineated in the methods section.
1.1 Computing An Internet domain which is part of a primary domain: within the .us domain, there are subdomains for the fifty states is a subdomain of
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  • And what of all the hundreds of ISPs that offer as a service the inclusion of a subdomain on your acquired domain?
  • The dot-kids-dot-us is sort of a subdomain of dot-us.
  • Or, if you don't want to pay to register a domain, and you have a friend who's into DNS, you could ask for a subdomain of one of his or her domains.

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Syllabification: sub·do·main

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