alias

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See also: aliás and alías

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin alias (at another time; in post-Augustan period, at another time or place, elsewhere, under other circumstances, otherwise), feminine accusative plural of alius (other). See else and alien.

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alias (not comparable)

  1. Otherwise; at another time; in other circumstances; otherwise called.
    (Can we add an example for this sense?)
  2. (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
    Smith, alias Simpson.

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alias (plural aliases)

  1. Another name; an assumed name.
  2. (law) A second or further writ which is issued after a first writ has expired without effect.
  3. (computing) An abbreviation that replaces a string of commands and thereby reduces typing when performing routine actions or tasks.
  4. (signal processing) An spurious signal generated as a technological artifact.

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Verb[edit]

alias (third-person singular simple present aliases, present participle aliasing, simple past and past participle aliased)

  1. (computing) To assign an additional name to an entity, often a more user-friendly one.
  2. (signal processing, of two signals) to become indistinguishable
    • 1989, Ken C. Pohlmann, The compact disc: a handbook of theory and use, page 22:
      When the signal frequency reaches half the sampling frequency, there are only two samples per cycle, which is the absolute minimum needed to record a waveform. A higher frequency would cause the digitization system to alias.
    • 1999, Carlo Bartolozzi; Riccardo Lencioni, Liver malignancies: diagnostic and interventional radiology, page 59:
      Finally, as it is a frequency detection technique, color Doppler US has the potential to alias
    • 2005, James Bao-yen Tsui, Fundamentals of global positioning system receivers, page 106:
      This technique can be used to alias the L1 and L2 bands of the GPS into the baseband

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin alias.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑliɑs/, [ˈɑliɑs̠]
  • Hyphenation: a‧li‧as

Noun[edit]

alias

  1. alias

Declension[edit]

Inflection of alias (Kotus type 39/vastaus, no gradation)
nominative alias aliakset
genitive aliaksen aliasten
aliaksien
partitive aliasta aliaksia
illative aliakseen aliaksiin
singular plural
nominative alias aliakset
accusative nom. alias aliakset
gen. aliaksen
genitive aliaksen aliasten
aliaksien
partitive aliasta aliaksia
inessive aliaksessa aliaksissa
elative aliaksesta aliaksista
illative aliakseen aliaksiin
adessive aliaksella aliaksilla
ablative aliakselta aliaksilta
allative aliakselle aliaksille
essive aliaksena aliaksina
translative aliakseksi aliaksiksi
instructive aliaksin
abessive aliaksetta aliaksitta
comitative aliaksineen

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin alias (at another time; in post-Augustan period, at another time or place, elsewhere, under other circumstances, otherwise), feminine accusative plural of alius (other).

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Adverb[edit]

alias

  1. alias

Noun[edit]

alias m (plural alias)

  1. alias

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Italian[edit]

Adverb[edit]

alias

  1. alias

Noun[edit]

alias m (plural alias)

  1. alias

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From alius.

Adverb[edit]

aliās (not comparable)

  1. (time) at a time other than the present; at another time, at other times, on another occasion, sometimes
  2. (place) at another place, elsewhere

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Adjective[edit]

aliās

  1. accusative feminine plural of alius

References[edit]

  • alias in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • alias in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • alias in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to be inattentive: alias res or aliud agere
    • (ambiguous) more of this another time: sed de hoc alias pluribus

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

alias

  1. second-person singular (tu) present indicative of aliar

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin alias.

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Adverb[edit]

alias

  1. also known as; alias

Noun[edit]

alias m (plural alias)

  1. alias

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