Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A site on a computer network where online conversations are held in real time by a number of users.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of chat room.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a site on the internet where a number of users can communicate in real time (typically one dedicated to a particular topic)

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Examples

  • Please be aware that the chatroom is addressed and that we are working as quickly as possible so our members will have full access again.

    Romance Divas forum upgrade

  • Talking to the chatroom is harder when on camera and distracted by my crazy guildies

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - The 27 Things I Learned at Nerdtacular ‘08:

  • But where I draw the line is when that promotion crosses over into "blatant" territory, where everything we say and do is designed to push our product, where every encounter we have on an online forum or blog or in a chatroom is an opportunity to sell, sell, sell.

    May 2007

  • No, I am not talking about text messages, emails, or slang chatroom words, I am talking about words that actually come out of your mouth.

    Integral Options Cafe

  • Same thing for Michael's thinking that "chatroom" meant a nightclub in NYC, even though it had a www and a password.

    The TV Addict to Michael Scott: REALLY?!? | the TV addict

  • And as silly as it was that Michael didn't figure out the whole "chatroom" thing, you have to remember that this is a comedy ... and that means we're supposed to suspend our disbelief.

    The TV Addict to Michael Scott: REALLY?!? | the TV addict

  • If we chat, be it on IRC or on IM, or any other kind of chatroom, we know that there are often multiple intertwined conversations going on at the same time.

    Against Threaded Conversations on Blogs — Climb to the Stars

  • The psychedelic realm has the visual flexibility of a multimedia installation or high-bandwidth website, forcing me to consider that it's actually designed as a communications system: a sort of neurochemically derived "chatroom" populated by all manner of colorful "avatars."

    Posthuman Blues

  • While it initially looks neat, the version I used lacked "chatroom" capability IRC, aim chatrooms etc and the only way to do it was with extremely non-standard plugins - each plugin basically reinventing the wheel and looking different and not even being able to interact with other plugins like smileys.

    Is Pidgin the Firefox of IM? - Anil Dash

  • Tours of Gemini North, Subaru, UKIRT, Keck, Apex and Alma etc etc. Just ignore the chatroom which is more than usually vacuous.

    Bad Astronomy

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