otherwise known as

idiom

used to indicate a different name that people know or that a person uses
France's King Louis XIV, otherwise known as the Sun King

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Recent Examples on the Web No matter your best efforts, sometimes developing (and then figuring out how to get rid of) dark spots on your face, otherwise known as hyperpigmentation is inevitable. Kiana Murden, Vogue, 17 June 2024 In the book, Lt. Gore finds a prunus spinosa bush (otherwise known as sloe), and picks its berries to make sloe gin, which was first popularized in the Victorian era. Marisa Guthrie, WWD, 15 June 2024 Solar eclipses can affect the structure and dynamics of Earth's upper atmosphere, otherwise known as the ionosphere, according to NASA. Alex Groth, Journal Sentinel, 8 Apr. 2024 This study also comes at the tail-end of a legislative session in which lawmakers attempted to cut protections from toxic PFAS chemicals, otherwise known as forever chemicals — though that bill did ultimately die. Sarah Bowman, The Indianapolis Star, 14 Mar. 2024 But new research shows that would-be buyers are more likely to be saddled with expensive EV repair costs, which remain well above maintenance expenses for gas—otherwise known as ICE (internal combustion engine)—cars. Dylan Sloan, Fortune, 6 June 2024 BORGs are often drunk at outside day parties, otherwise known as darties. Cnn.com Wire Service, The Mercury News, 21 May 2024 The report notes a contributing factor in his death was ethanol intoxication, otherwise known as alcohol poisoning. Esther Kang, Peoplemag, 15 May 2024 Some of my favorite memories are of those first Wednesday night tournaments on the Middle Pond—otherwise known as Yates Lake just south of Lake Martin on the Tallapoosa River. Shaye Baker, Field & Stream, 9 May 2024

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“Otherwise known as.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/otherwise%20known%20as. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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