Also called resolvers, domain name resolvers are the names given to computers, commonly located with Internet Service Providers (ISPs) or institutional networks that are used to respond to a user request to resolve a domain name. These computers translate a domain name into an IP address. Also called DNS resolvers.
See “Registering a Domain Name” and “Understanding Internet Governance” in the Did You Know…? section of Webopedia.
See also “Countries and Their Domain Extensions” in Webopedia’s Quick Reference Section.