Definition of Dot-com

1. Noun. A company that operates its business primarily on the internet using a URL that ends in '.com'.

Exact synonyms: Dot Com, Dot Com Company
Generic synonyms: Company



2. Adjective. Of or relating to an internet company. "A dot-com outfit in San Francisco"

Definition of Dot-com

1. Noun. A business that carries out its functions primarily via the internet. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dot-com

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dosserets
dossers
dosses
dosshouse
dosshouses
dossier
dossiers
dossil
dossils
dossing
dost
dosulepin
dot
dot-bomb
dot-com (current term)
dot-commer
dot-coms
dot-matrix
dot ball
dot blot
dot bomb
dot com
dot com company
dot dot dot
dot matrix
dot matrix printer
dot matrix printers
dot printer
dot product

Literary usage of Dot-com

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... The Ironclads marked with an asterisk wens Dot com- pitted at the end of 1882." iU without authority, autl l« open to question. ..."

2. The Death of Spin? Communication in the 21st Century by George Pitcher (2002)
"Spinning the dot.com bubble If by the 1990s privatisation had brought the equity of huge state-owned corporations to the people, by 2000 the internet was ..."

3. Surfing the Long Wave: Knowledge Entrepreneurship in Britain by Charles Leadbeater, Kate Oakley (2001)
"... LastMinute.com Lastminute.com was synonymous with the dot.com boom of the late 1990s. The firm started by Hooberman and his colleague Martha Lane Fox ..."

4. Open Source Democracy: how online communication is changing offline politics by Douglas Rushkoff (2003)
"Internet journalism, written by option-holding employees of media conglomerates, moved from the culture section to the business pages and the dot.com ..."

5. Internet Domain Name Trademark Protection: Congressional Hearing edited by Howard Coble (2000)
"Zippo Dot Com. Inc.." plaintiff, owner of the mark ZIPPO for lighters, filed a complaint alleging violations of the Lanham Act and state dilution claims ..."

6. Internet Tax Freedom Act: Hearing Before the Committee on Commerce, U.S edited by W. J. Tauzin (1999)
"For example, who designates names like org and dot com and dot gov? Who made these decisions? Where do these people live? ..."

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