from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An assumed name.
- noun Computers An alternate name or address, especially an e-mail address that forwards incoming e-mail to another address.
- noun Electronics A false signal in telecommunication links from beats between signal frequency and sampling frequency.
- adverb Also known as; otherwise.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun An assumed name; another name.
- noun [From words in the writ, Sicut alias præcipimus, as we at another time command.] In law, a second writ or execution issued when the first has failed to serve its purpose. Also used adjectively: as, an alias execution.
- At another time; in another place; in other circumstances; otherwise.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A second or further writ which is issued after a first writ has expired without effect.
- noun Another name; an assumed name.
- adverb Otherwise; otherwise called; -- a term used in legal proceedings to connect the different names of any one who has gone by two or more, and whose true name is for any cause doubtful.
- adverb At another time.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
Otherwise; at another time; in other circumstances; otherwise called.
- adverb law Used to connect the different names of a person who has gone by two or more, and whose true name is for any cause doubtful; as, Smith, alias Simpson.
- noun Another
name; an assumedname.
- noun law A second or further
writwhich is issued after a first writ has expired without effect.
- noun online gaming An abbreviation that replaces a string of in-game commands and thereby reduces typing when performing routine actions or tasks.
- noun signal processing An spurious signal generated as a technological artifact.
- verb computing To
assignan additional name to an entity, often a more user-friendlyone.
- verb signal processing to become
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adverb as known or named at another time or place
- noun a name that has been assumed temporarily
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
Meanwhile Cormac -- alias Branwen, _alias_ the little old woman -- forsook the refuge of the Hebrew's house, and, in her antique capacity, paid a visit one afternoon to the palace of Hudibras.
Wooton, Gracy Murry alias Sophia Sims, Edward Williams _alias_
The Underground Railroad A Record of Facts, Authentic Narratives, Letters, &c., Narrating the Hardships, Hair-Breadth Escapes and Death Struggles of the Slaves in Their Efforts for Freedom, As Related by Themselves and Others, or Witnessed by the Author.
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A: She would have a context-dependent rule — signing up for a username should be okay, but using an alias is not the same thing as using a deceptive name.
Akira gladly gives it back, chooses Akira Takizawa as his main alias then burns his other passports in the toaster.
Down 9 points and counting … (beers) audrin alias says:
A tidbit of history: Las Ramblas Boulevard's alias is Ramla de Flors, and during the 19th century, it was the only location in Barcelona where flowers were sold.
Showing real names in places where it's perfectly possible to use an alias is compromising people's freedom and opens the door to identity theft.
GeoMetro, Your alias is italian, has your family always been fascist?
And why was he called alias twice over, Miss Blake?