As a noun newsgroup
is a repository on a computer network where people can post messages, usually about a single subject.
As a verb newgroup is
(internet|transitive) to create (a newsgroup on usenet) by sending a special control message.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
A repository on a computer network where people can post messages, usually about a single subject.
* 2003 , Sven Junghagen, Henrik C. J. Linderoth, Intelligent Management in the Knowledge Economy
- Some of the users are 'old timers'; they have been around in the newsgroup for several years
* froup, newsfroup
(Internet) To create (a newsgroup on Usenet) by sending a special control message.
* 1998 , Carla G. Surratt, Netlife: Internet citizens and their communities (page 75)
* 2000', "Harlock", ''I'm '''newgrouping alt.binaries.tv.millennium today!'' (on newsgroup ''alt.config )
- If the group passes, it will be newgrouped after five days. If the group fails, it can't be voted on again for six months.