Definitions of domain

  1. a particular environment or walk of life; " his social sphere is limited"; " it was a closed area of employment"; " he's out of my orbit"
  2. territory over which rule or control is exercised; " his domain extended into Europe"; " he made it the law of the land"
  3. a knowledge domain that you are interested in or are communicating about; " it was a limited domain of discourse"; " here we enter the region of opinion"; " the realm of the occult"
  4. people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest; " the Western world"
  5. the set of values of the independent variable for which a function is defined
  6. Dominion; rule.
  7. Dominion; empire; authority.
  8. The territory over which dominion or authority is exerted; the possessions of a sovereign or commonwealth, or the like. Also used figuratively.
  9. Landed property; estate; especially, the land about the mansion house of a lord, and in his immediate occupancy; demesne.
  10. Ownership of land; an estate or patrimony which one has in his own right; absolute proprietorship; paramount or sovereign ownership.
  11. Lordship; empire; landed property; range; scope.
  12. What one is master of or has dominion over: an estate: territory. RIGHT OF EMINENT DOMAIN the superiority or dominion of the sovereign power over all the property within the state, by which it is entitled to appropriate, by constitutional agency, any part necessary to the public good, compensation being given for what is taken.
  13. Territory; estate.
  14. A territory; province; estate.
  15. A department, as of knowledge; range.
  16. Territory under the government or dominion of a sovereign; landed estate; the land about the mansion- house of a lord, and in his immediate occupancy; demain or demesne.
  17. Possession; estate; empire; dominion; the parks, & c., lying around the house of a lord, in which sense we also use demain and demesne.

Quotes of domain

  1. As a great man's influence never ends, so also there is not definite finality, no end, to a great survey; it runs along for centuries, ever responsive to the strain of the increasing needs of a growing population and an enlarging domain – Cleveland Abbe
  2. Present, n. That part of eternity dividing the domain of disappointment from the realm of hope. – Ambrose Bierce
  3. Working in the digital domain you're using approximations of things; the actual sound wave never enters the equation. You deal with sections of it, and you're able to do so much more by just reducing the information to a finite amount. – Sean Booth
  4. War is the domain of physical exertion and suffering. – Karl Von Clausewitz
  5. I'm not one for walking the beaches humming a melody. I love the discipline of sitting in the studio, writing and listening. That is my domain – Enya
  6. As a politician who cherishes religious conviction in his personal sphere, but regards politics as a domain belonging outside religion, I believe that this view is seriously flawed. – Recep Tayyip Erdogan
  7. The temptations are great to simply retreat to the domain of private life and give up on our public problems. – Lee H. Hamilton
  8. All generous minds have a horror of what are commonly called "Facts". They are the brute beasts of the intellectual domain – Thomas Hobbes
  9. That lack of programmability is probably what ultimately will doom vi. It can't extend its domain – Bill Joy
  10. The Domain Name Server( DNS) is the Achilles heel of the Web. The important thing is that it's managed responsibly. – Tim Berners Lee
  11. This is a tricky domain because, unlike simple arithmetic, to solve a calculus problem- and in particular to perform integration- you have to be smart about which integration technique should be used: integration by partial fractions, integration by parts, and so on. – Marvin Minsky
  12. Music is an art that expresses the inexpressible. It rises far above what words can mean or the intelligence define. Its domain is the imponderable and impalpable land of the unconscious. – Charles Munch
  13. But there is a higher law than the Constitution, which regulates our authority over the domain and devotes it to the same noble purposes. – William H. Seward
  14. So my own suspicion is that the attorney has stopped this prosecution because part of her defence was to question legality and that would have brought his advice into the public domain again and there was something fishy about the way in which he said war was legal. – Clare Short
  15. Hence, even in the domain of natural science the aid of the experimental method becomes indispensable whenever the problem set is the analysis of transient and impermanent phenomena, and not merely the observation of persistent and relatively constant objects. – Wilhelm Wundt

Usage examples for domain

  1. Such was the domain which France conquered for Civilization. – The French in the Heart of America by John Finley
  2. Aren't we taking a long excursion into the domain of the future and into the domain of speculation? – The Red Conspiracy by Joseph J. Mereto
  3. It marked the beginning of the domain of El- Largani. – The Garden Of Allah by Robert Hichens
  4. One bright spring morning in the very olden time, says the tradition, a Lord of this domain left his castle. – Le Morvan, [A District of France,] Its Wild Sports, Vineyards and Forests; with Legends, Antiquities, Rural and Local Sketches by Henri de Crignelle
  5. Only when the conversation turned upon art, especially in the domain of music, the old harsh strength of our strange friend flashed out like fire beneath ashes. – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse
  6. Within the grounds, the only part of the domain which is free to the public, are the ruins of the famous citadel which was bought by St. Louis, in 1226, from the Comte Thibaut. – Castles and Chateaux of Old Touraine and the Loire Country by Francis Miltoun
  7. This, of course, is a mere question of manufacture, apart from the domain of art. – Manual Of Egyptian Archaeology And Guide To The Study Of Antiquities In Egypt by Gaston Camille Charles Maspero
  8. Professor Roscher says it is a common remark in Germany that Crown lands sell for a greater number of years' purchase than other lands, because they are known to be less improved, and are therefore expected to yield better results to the energy of the purchaser, and he quotes official figures for 1857, showing that the domain land of Prussia had not risen in value so much as the other land in the country. – Contemporary Socialism by John Rae
  9. Rainey escaped, a trifle embarrassed, and passed through the alley that went by the cook's domain into the main cabin. – A Man to His Mate by J. Allan Dunn
  10. The parents even go so far as to trench upon the schoolmaster's domain reserving to themselves the right of deliberately breaking the school rules, whenever it is convenient to them to do so. – Town Life in Australia 1883 by R. E. N. (Richard) Twopeny
  11. The great object of the company was always to keep out the pioneers of settlement, and give no information of the value of the land and resources of their vast domain – Canada under British Rule 1760-1900 by John G. Bourinot
  12. This would prevent any one system from trespassing upon the domain or territory of another, and permit each and all to move freely among themselves and change places without danger of trespass or collision. – The Universe a Vast Electric Organism by George Woodward Warder
  13. An immense domain of unknown truths lies open to our activity. – The Pros and Cons of Vivisection by Charles Richet Commentator: W. D. Halliburton
  14. He thought that it was no wonder people tried to shut out larger issues than themselves and seek comfort in the personal domain of their petty lives. – Corpus of a Siam Mosquito by Steven Sills
  15. Hardly was the chapel service over when Carrie and Grace appeared at the door of the principal's domain and the flaxen- haired girl began hesitatingly, " Miss Pomeroy, do you let girls stay here at school during the holidays if they can go somewhere else just as well as not?" – Tabitha at Ivy Hall by Ruth Alberta Brown
  16. The command of his father was peremptory, that no member of his family, under any circumstances, or for any consideration, should set his foot on that domain – Coningsby by Benjamin Disraeli
  17. Its domain extended over a great part of the surrounding country and through the mountain- valleys of Lauterbrunnen and Grindelwald. – The Life and Times of Ulric Zwingli by Johann Hottinger
  18. The land around this highly cultivated domain is very fertile, and the air exhilarating; and at present it is letting at the rate of 10 pounds per feddan, which represents the Egyptian acre, something larger than our own. – The Khedive's Country by George Manville Fenn
  19. Unfortunately, as I believe, it has extended into the domain of legislation. – The Theory of Social Revolutions by Brooks Adams
  20. At his side men saw fair Brunhild stand, wearing the crown in the king's domain – The Nibelungenlied by Unknown

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