Domain vs. Dominion

Domain vs. Dominion — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Domain and Dominion

Domainnoun

A territory over which rule or control is exercised.

Dominionnoun

Control or the exercise of control; sovereignty

"The devil ... has their souls in his possession, and under his dominion" (Jonathan Edwards).

Domainnoun

A sphere of activity, influence, or knowledge

the domain of history.

Dominionnoun

A territory or sphere of influence or control; a realm.

Domainnoun

The set of all possible values of an independent variable of a function.

Dominionnoun

often Dominion A self-governing nation under the nominal rule of the British monarch.

Domainnoun

An open connected set that contains at least one point.

Dominionnoun

dominions(Christianity) See domination.

Domainnoun

(Computers)A group of networked computers that share a common communications address.

Dominionnoun

Power or the use of power; sovereignty over something; stewardship, supremacy.

Domainnoun

(Physics)Any of numerous contiguous regions in a ferromagnetic material in which the direction of spontaneous magnetization is uniform and different from that in neighboring regions.

Dominionnoun

predominance; ascendancy

Domainnoun

(Biology)Any of three primary divisions of organisms, consisting of the eukaryotes, bacteria, and archaea, that rank above a kingdom in taxonomic systems based on similarities of DNA sequences.

Dominionnoun

A kingdom, nation, or other sphere of influence; governed territory.

the dominions of a kingthe dominion of the passions

Domainnoun

(Law)The land of one with paramount title and absolute ownership.

Dominionnoun

An order of angel in Christian angelology, ranked above virtues and below thrones.

Domainnoun

A geographic area owned or controlled by a single person or organization.

The king ruled his domain harshly.

Dominionnoun

dominance or power through legal authority;

France held undisputed dominion over vast areas of Africathe rule of Caesar

Domainnoun

A field or sphere of activity, influence or expertise.

Dealing with complaints isn't really my domain: get in touch with customer services.His domain is English history.

Dominionnoun

a region marked off for administrative or other purposes

Domainnoun

A group of related items, topics, or subjects.

Dominionnoun

one of the self-governing nations in the British Commonwealth

Domainnoun

(mathematics) The set of all possible mathematical entities (points) where a given function is defined.

Domainnoun

The set of input (argument) values for which a function is defined.

Domainnoun

(mathematics) A ring with no zero divisors; that is, in which no product of nonzero elements is zero.

integral domain

Domainnoun

An open and connected set in some topology. For example, the interval (0,1) as a subset of the real numbers.

Domainnoun

Any DNS domain name, particularly one which has been delegated and has become representative of the delegated domain name and its subdomains.

Domainnoun

A collection of DNS or DNS-like domain names consisting of a delegated domain name and all its subdomains.

Domainnoun

(computing) A collection of information having to do with a domain, the computers named in the domain, and the network on which the computers named in the domain reside.

Domainnoun

(computing) The collection of computers identified by a domain's domain names.

Domainnoun

(physics) A small region of a magnetic material with a consistent magnetization direction.

Domainnoun

(computing) Such a region used as a data storage element in a bubble memory.

Domainnoun

(data processing) A form of technical metadata that represent the type of a data item, its characteristics, name, and usage.

Domainnoun

(taxonomy) The highest rank in the classification of organisms, above kingdom; in the three-domain system, one of the taxa Bacteria, Archaea, or Eukaryota.

Domainnoun

(biochemistry) A folded section of a protein molecule that has a discrete function.

Domainnoun

a particular environment or walk of life;

his social sphere is limitedit was a closed area of employmenthe's out of my orbit

Domainnoun

territory over which rule or control is exercised;

his domain extended into Europehe made it the law of the land

Domainnoun

the set of values of the independent variable for which a function is defined

Domainnoun

people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest;

the Western world

Domainnoun

a knowledge domain that you are interested in or are communicating about;

it was a limited domain of discoursehere we enter the region of opinionthe realm of the occult