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chat room

noun, Digital Technology
1.
a branch of a computer network in which participants can engage in real-time discussions with one another (group chat)
See also chat (def 4).
Also, chatroom [chat-room, ‐roo m] /ˈtʃætˌrum, ‐ˌrʊm/ (Show IPA).
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Examples for chat room
  • The information revealed a subject was posting messages in a chat room claiming he was going to shoot up a school.
Contemporary definitions for chat room
noun

See chat line

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chat room in Culture

chat room definition


A service provided by certain ISPs that allows a group of people to communicate with each other by typing at their keyboards.

Note: Chat rooms can facilitate free-flowing conversations ranging from a discussion about pop music to friendly banter.
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chat room in Technology
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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