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chat room

noun Digital Technology.
  1. a branch of a computer network or a software application in which participants can engage in real-time discussions about a specific topic with one another (group chat).See also chat(def 4).
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Also chat·room [chat-room ‐roo m] /ˈtʃætˌrum ‐ˌrʊm/
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chatroom

noun
  1. a site on the internet, or another computer network, where users have group discussions by electronic mail, typically about one subject
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chatroom in Culture

chat room

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

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Note

Chat rooms can facilitate free-flowing conversations ranging from a discussion about pop music to friendly banter.
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