Alias

Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

Alias may refer to any of the following:

alias1. Alternatively 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 a real 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.

Chat terms, FNEA, Game terms, Handle, Nickserv, Username