Aliases in PowerShell are alternate names given to commands. You can think of them as nicknames for commands. For example, pwd is an alias of Get-Location, and rm is an alias for Remove-Item. Aliases are useful for shortening the name of a command, or to provide a different name that may be more familiar to the user.
Get the aliases for all PowerShell cmdlets
The Get-Alias cmdlet is used to display all the aliases that are available in
the current PowerShell session:
Check the alias for a specific PowerShell cmdlet
To check the alias for a specific cmdlet, pass the cmdlet name to the
-Definition parameter as shown below:
As you can see from the above output, ni is the alias for New-Item in this