Definitions for "Name resolution"
The process used on the network to determine the address of a computer by using its name.
Name resolution is the proces where Computer or Servername is being matched with an IP-address. For example: When entering, the DNS (or WINS) has to determine which IP-address this website has in order to reach it.
A process of mapping a host name to an IP address.
looking up a name to obtain the associated attributes
Keywords:  domain, service, see
see Domain Name Service.