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In computing, an alias is an alternate name for an object, such as a variable, file or device. With the DNS system, an alias can be used to assign multiple hostnames to a computer, on Macintosh computers, files can be aliased to allow referencing the same file by different names, and in computer programming, aliasing is a situation where a location in memory is access by different symbolic names, to give a few examples.

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