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 Company, Dot-com
Generic synonyms: Company
Derivative terms: Dot-com

Definition of Dot com

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of dot-com) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dot Com

dot ball
dot blot
dot bomb
dot com (current term)
dot com company
dot dot dot
dot matrix
dot matrix printer
dot matrix printers
dot printer
dot product
dot products
dot the i's and cross the t's
dot to dot

Literary usage of Dot com

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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 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)
"... was synonymous with the 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 ..."

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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