chat room

Definitions

Computing

  • noun an area of a website where visitors can exchange messages with other visitors in real time. Special software displays the name of the visitor as he or she types in a message to all the other visitors, allowing them to ‘talk’ to each other.

Electronics

  • A virtual room where chats take place.
  • A specific chat room (1), such as that dealing with a given topic.

Media Studies

  • noun a website where computer users can exchange messages in real time
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