Newsgroup vs Newgroup - What's the difference?

newsgroup | newgroup |


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.

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newsgroup

Noun

(en noun)
  • 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

    Synonyms

    * froup, newsfroup

    See also

    *Usenet

    newgroup

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (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)
  • 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.
  • * 2000', "Harlock", ''I'm '''newgrouping alt.binaries.tv.millennium today!'' (on newsgroup ''alt.config )