- A fault or malfunction.
- (intransitive) To abandon or turn against; to cease or change one's loyalty.
- the property of some crystals of transmitting different colours of light in different directions
- (physics) the property of some anisotropic materials of having different absorption coefficients for light polarized in different directions; circular dichroism
- (biology) The occurrence within a plant of two distinct forms of any part.
- (biology) The occurrence in an animal species of two distinct types of individual.
- (geology) A property of certain substances that enables them to exist in two distinct crystalline forms.
- A cell which is diploid.
- An organism with diploid cells.
- (cytology) Of a cell, having a pair of each type of chromosome, one of the pair is derived from the ovum and the other from the spermatozoon. Most somatic cells of higher organisms are diploid.
- The act of displacing, or the state of being displaced.
- The displacement of parts of rocks or portions of strata from the situation which they originally occupied. Slips, faults, and the like, are dislocations.
- The act of dislocating, or putting out of joint; also, the condition of being thus displaced.
- (materials) A linear defect in a crystal lattice. Because dislocations can shift within the crystal lattice, they tend to weaken the material, compared to a perfect crystal.
- A geographic area owned or controlled by a single person or organization.
- A sphere of influence.
- A group of related items, topics, or subjects.
- (math) The set of all possible mathematical entities (points) where a given function is defined.
- (context, computing, Internet) Any Domain Name System, DNS domain name, particularly one which has been delegate, delegated and has become representative of the delegated domain name and it's subdomain, subdomains
- BIND 9 Administrator Reference Manual (9.3.2), Copyright Â© 2004, 2005 Internet Systems Consortium, Inc. ("ISC"), Copyright Â© 2000-2003 Internet Software Consortium, http://www.bind9.net/manual/bind/9.3.2/Bv9ARM.ch01.html
- :Every name in the DNS tree is a , even if it is terminal, that is, has no subdomains.
- (context, computing, internet) A collection of Domain Name System, DNS or DNS-like domain name, domain names consisting of a delegate, delegated domain name and all its subdomain, subdomains
- (computing) A collection of information having to do with a , the computer, computers named in the , and the network on which the computers named in the reside
- (computing) The collection of computers identified by a 's domain name, domain names
- (context, biology, taxonomy) In the w:Three-domain system, three-domain system, the highest rank in the classification of organisms, above kingdom; in other taxonomic systems, a similarly high rank
- (context, biology, taxonomy) In the three-domain system, one of three taxon, taxa at that rank: (Bacteria, Archaea, and Eukaryota)
- A common structural element of architecture that resembles the hollow upper half of a sphere.
- Anything shaped like an upset bowl, often used as a cover, e.g. a cake .