Definition of subdomain in English:


Line breaks: sub|domain
Pronunciation: /ˈsəbdə(ʊ)meɪn


chiefly technical
1A subdivision of a domain: artificial intelligence is a hazily defined field with two related subdomains
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  • A strong correlation was found in previous work between the stability of the intact protein and the affinity between its two subdomains.
  • This would produce an amino-terminal truncated protein, lacking an essential subdomain required for protein kinase activity.
  • 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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  • Subdomains are a vital part of the Internet but require some technical know-how to implement them on your server.
  • If you operate a web site and wish to link to this site, you may link only to the home page of the site and not to any other page or subdomain of 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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