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Acronym: Domain Name System

The DNS is a system made up of many servers and databases whose job it is to resolve domain names to IP Addresses.

The Domain Name System is a distributed database arranged hierarchically. Its purpose is to provide a layer of abstraction between other Internet services (web, email, etc.) and the numeric addresses (IP addresses) used to uniquely identify any given machine on the Internet.

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