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Alias

1. aliasAlternatively referred to as a nick or handle, an alias is an alternate name for a computer, object, person, group, or user. Usually used to replace long names or to keep your own name private. For example, in chat Computer Hope uses the alias "MrHope" and "Computerhope".

2. A Linux command, see the alias command page for further information about this command.

3. When referring to a display aliasing or anti-aliasing is the smoothness along text and other graphics. See our anti-aliasing definition for further information on this term.

Also see: Chat terms, FNEA, Game terms, Handle, Nickserv, Username