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moniker

(1) A name, title or alias. See alias.

(2) A COM object that is used to create instances of other objects. Monikers save programmers time when coding various types of COM-based functions such as linking one document to another (OLE). See COM and OLE.
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A new party related to a minority of Muslim ethnic Bulgarians will be founded under the 'Pomak' monicker.
Homs is Syria's third largest city and was one of the cradles of the armed uprising against the rule of President Bashar al-Assad, earning it the monicker of "capital of the revolution" from opposition activists.
The elite soldiers gave the 28-year-old royal the monicker as they joked with him at Camp Bastion in the war-torn country.
It all culminated during the rappers' performance when an extra kooky kook, perhaps inspired by the first band's monicker, took it upon himself to harsh the mellow by incessantly spewing beer-soaked blather at the MCs, questioning their cred both skating and otherwise.
THE Range Rover Evoque is a gem - beautifully built, sensationally handsome and thoroughly worthy of the revered RR monicker.
Mainly Shia Hilla lies just beyond the edge of a confessionally mixed area south of the capital that earned the monicker Triangle of Death during the sectarian bloodshed that peaked in Iraq in 2006 and 2007.
top tipple IGNORE the Mother's ruin monicker and treat mum to a pink G&T on Sunday, with Edgerton Original Pink Dry Gin (pounds 34.
Lim, a highly-decorated former policeman and one time senator, had been given the monicker "Dirty Harry" by the local press for his unconventional, if not extremist manner of enforcing the law.
CA executives, however, believe that the new monicker is a better reflection of what the company does.
In the Marinolli Treasure Attorney Hal Lewis has codified the phenomenon and coined the monicker in his first novel.
As a lover of the weirder canine names, I couldn't help googling Tuesday's Sheffield Bags winner ryptospyridium, which looked a promising monicker.
Australian Tim Wood was saddled with the monicker after his bizarre pre-shot routine was likened to a wounded seagull.