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A domain name is part of a URL and can be typed into a browser to find a particular web site. When a computer connects to the Internet, it does so with a unique IP Address. Hence, finding a given computer on the intenet can be done by typing in it's IP Address. Because IP Addresses can be difficult to remember, the DNS or domain name system was put in place to correlate IP Addresses to domain names.