newsgroup
noun Date: 1983 an electronic bulletin board on the Internet that is devoted to a particular topic

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  • newsgroup — news‧group [ˈnjuːzˌgruːp ǁ ˈnuːz ] noun [countable] COMPUTING a place on the Internet where people with a shared interest can exchange messages; =usenet * * * newsgroup UK US /ˈnjuːzgruːp/ US  /ˈnuːzgruːp/ noun [C] INTERNET ► a place on the… …   Financial and business terms

  • newsgroup — (n.) by 1985, from NEWS (Cf. news) (n.) + GROUP (Cf. group) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • newsgroup — /njuzˈɡrup, ingl. ˈnjuːzˌɡruːp/ [vc. ingl., propr. «gruppo (group) (per lo scambio) di notizie (news)»] s. m. inv. (elab.) gruppo di discussione CFR. forum …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • newsgroup — ► NOUN ▪ a group of Internet users who exchange email on a topic of mutual interest …   English terms dictionary

  • newsgroup — [no͞oz′gro͞op΄] n. any of a large number of Internet discussion sites on a particular topic, set up to display messages and comments from various users in the order of submission …   English World dictionary

  • newsgroup — /noohz groohp , nyoohz /, n. a discussion group on a specific topic, maintained on a computer network. [1985 90] * * * Internet forum for discussion of specific subjects. Newsgroups are organized into subjects (e.g., automobiles); each typically… …   Universalium

  • newsgroup —    A Usenet e mail discussion group devoted to a single topic. Subscribers to a newsgroup post articles that can be read by all the other subscribers.    Newsgroup names fit into a formal structure in which each component of the name is separated …   Dictionary of networking

  • Newsgroup — Newsgroups [ˈnjuːzˌgruːps] (engl., „Nachrichtengruppen“) sind virtuelle Internetforen (früher auch abseits des Internets in selbstständigen (Mailbox ) Netzen), in denen zu einem umgrenzten Themenbereich Textbeiträge (auch Nachrichten, Artikel… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Newsgroup — Usenet Diagramme de quelques serveurs et clients Usenet. Les points bleus, verts et rouges sur les serveurs représentent les groupes qu ils transportent. Les flèches entre les serveurs indiquent qu ils partagent leurs articles à partir des… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Newsgroup — Brett; Forum; Gruppe; Echo; Newsgruppe; Area * * * News|group 〈[ nju:zgru:p] f. 10; EDV〉 thematisch gegliederte Übersichtsseite für Neuigkeiten u. Informationen im Internet [<engl. news „Nachrichten, Neuigkeiten“ + …   Universal-Lexikon

  • newsgroup — UK [ˈnjuːzˌɡruːp] / US [ˈnuzˌɡrup] noun [countable] Word forms newsgroup : singular newsgroup plural newsgroups computing a place on the Internet where people can leave messages about a subject or activity that interests them, for other people to …   English dictionary

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