What does DNS mean in Networking?

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Domain Name System

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What does DNS mean?

Domain Name System(ProperNoun)
The distributed database, sometimes including all the supporting hardware or software infrastructure, the Internet uses to translate hostnames into IP numbers and provide other domain related information.

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