American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An area on a computer network, especially the Internet, devoted to the discussion of a specified topic: read messages posted to newsgroups that discuss pet cats.
“The internal newsgroup is led by the ignorant flaming the desperate, few of them with real publications that qualify for the term "Professional Writer", as most of the real writers either realize that time spent arguing on the forum is time that should be spent writing, or have left the SFWA already.”
“Steve Pearl, the moderator of the online rec. arts.anime.misc newsgroup from the late 1980s to the mid-1990s, has passed away over the weekend.”
“I stopped reading certain newsgroup at google because the language was foul and the ideas were crazy.”
“The Palm newsgroup is the easiest to work with as generally things in there are already in a suitable format to read on your Palm.”
“Starting a newsgroup was a tedious process that involved proposals, voting, central authority approvals, and so on.”
“The basic building block of Usenet is the newsgroup, which is a collection of messages with a related theme (on other networks, these would be called conferences, forums, bboards or special-interest groups).”
“A major example cited by an Apple employee on a newsgroup was a specialized PowerBook meant for salespeople.”
“The problem limiting Usenet, then, was seen as the artificial construct called the "newsgroup".”
“HUSTLER HONEY, EUROTRASH newsgroup: alt.seduction.fast.general author: “jlaix””
“I can remember when a fellow in San Cristobal de Las Casas began posting on a usenet newsgroup about violence breaking out in the tranquil town.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘newsgroup’.
Looking for tweets for newsgroup.