Definitions for "DNS - Domain Name System"
Keywords:  dns, massive, friendly, ircc, translate
The system for translating web addresses to IP addresses. For a device to contact a web or FTP server using its domain name it must first obtain a corresponding IP address from a local DNS server. ISPs will provide two DNS servers, a primary and a secondary. Ethernet - A very common method of networking computers in a LAN. Ethernet will handle about 10,000,000 bits per second and can be used with almost any kind of computer.
System used to locate actual computers on the Internet from their URLs. It converts between human friendly "domain names" and the actual IP addresses.
Domain Name System (DNS) is the Internet standard for associating a "friendly" name, such as, with an IP address, such as Both your web browser and your email client use DNS to find web sites or your email.