distinguished name


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distinguished name

A name given to a person, company or element within a computer system or network that uniquely identifies it from everything else. The key word here is "distinguished," which means "set apart from the crowd." See XDI.
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She cast one appealing look at Moody and pronounced the distinguished name of Miss Pink.
It was marked with the noble and heroic qualities which showed it to be not a mere accident, but of good right, that he had won a distinguished name. His spirit could never, I conceive, have been characterized by an uneasy activity; it must, at any period of his life, have required an impulse to set him in motion; but once stirred up, with obstacles to overcome, and an adequate object to be attained, it was not in the man to give out or fail.
Not the rich, more than the poor; not the learned, more than the ignorant; not the haughty heirs of distinguished names, more than the humble sons of obscurity and unpropitious fortune.
Miss Cecily King has got three very distinguished names on her quilt square.
If it can be done without prejudice to my position and duty, we shall all agree that certain distinguished names might well be kept out of this.
We are very pleased to know that GoodFirms, a distinguished name that has helped tens of thousands of businesses with credible information for choosing the right firm, has acknowledged our services and ranked us.
SCOTT BURTON WHEN Anthony Van Dyck powered to Derby glory it didn't take a student of 17th century art to decypher the origin of his distinguished name. But when the French Derby fell to Sottsass 24 hours later, it's a fair bet that only those with a keen interest in 20th century architecture and design will have made the connection with Italian all-rounder Ettore Sottsass, who died in 2007.
With the awareness of being the national flag carrier of our country, as Turkish Airlines, we are proud to have further developed our support for the domestic and national production by turning towards the domestic resources." Prof Mantar said, "Now our country has made a distinguished name for itself around the world with the investments it has made in the areas where it has gained technological superiority.
Hacy Ali Mantar said; "Now our country has made a distinguished name for itself around the world with the investments it has made in the areas where it has gained technological superiority.
HacUnA Ali Mantar said: "Now our country has made a distinguished name for itself around the world with the investments it has made in the areas where it has gained technological superiority.
Flattered at the comment by the distinguished name in the Bollywood industry, Humayun replied saying: 'Shukria Sir, Pakistan Zindabad.'
I thought she had such a distinguished name that I couldn't let her down and it made her day.

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