Definition of Newsgroup

1. Noun. A group of people who post messages about a single subject on a computer network. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Newsgroup

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Newsgroup

newser
newsers
newses
newset
newsfeed
newsfeeds
newsflash
newsflashes
newsfroup
newsfroups
newsgatherer
newsgatherers
newsgathering
newsgirl
newsgirls
newsgroup (current term)
newsgrouper
newsgroupers
newsgroups
newshand
newshands
newshawk
newshawks
newshole
newsholes
newshound
newshounds
newsie
newsier
newsies

Literary usage of Newsgroup

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Network Security by David J. Stang (1991)
"This list is also available in the USENET newsgroup comp.risks. TCP-IP The TCP-IP list is intended to act as a discussion forum for developers and ..."

2. CyberRisk '96 Proceedings: Tools for Reducing Risk and Building Ethical by National Computer Security Association (1998)
"USENET newsgroupS - There are several newsgroups that from time to time discuss copyright issues. misc.legal: the main newsgroup covering legal issues, ..."

3. How to Acquire Japanese Scientific and Technical Information (1993)
"These are posted to a USENET newsgroup called comp.research.japan. This newsgroup was set up with grant funding from the US Office of Naval Research and is ..."

4. Teachers & Technology: Making the Connection by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"newsgroup A topical discussion group on a network. Individuals submit messages to a newsgroup and read messages that are posted there. ..."

5. Educator's Guide to Electronic Networking: Creating Virtual Communities by Barbara L. Kurshans (1996)
"Network utilities—See Utilities. Project-based network—A network organized around the accomplishment of a specific task or tasks. newsgroup(s)—An electronic ..."

6. The Internet in the Mideast and North Africa: Free Expression and Censorship by Human Rights Watch, Eric Goldstein (1999)
"But responsibility for newsgroup content seems encompassed by the section of the Internet decree stipulating that the ISP must allow nothing to "remain" on ..."

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