moniker

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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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Pretty short shrift for a monicker that has stood the test of six-plus decades.
Musician Adam wanted a unique name to represent his wild personality, and he and his fiancee came up with this extreme monicker.
Just in case you are unaware of the many great contributory names found daily in the sports section, here is an All-Star list of the best monickers at each position.
com have added their monickers, and varying degrees of financial support, to the world's oldest Classic.
The investigator comes up with memorable monickers to help officers focus on the criminal's methods or idiosyncracies.
So she rejected the more usual monickers like David, John and Mark and christened her child Maverick -after her favourite chocolate bar
Both boys' and girls' lists are dominated by traditional monickers, suggesting people are not influenced by stars who go for eccentric names such as Apple (Gwyneth Paltrow and Coldplay's Chris Martin) and Valentino (daytime TV's Melanie Sykes).