conferencing

conferencing
conferencing con‧fe‧renc‧ing [ˈkɒnfrənsɪŋ ǁ ˈkɑːn-] noun [uncountable]
TELECOMMUNICATIONS discussions between a group of people using telephones, video equipment etc, often over the Internet:

• Web conferencing is used to hold group meetings or live presentations over the Internet.

— see also video-conferencing

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conferencing UK US /ˈkɒnfərənsɪŋ/ noun [U] MEETINGS
the activity of talking to people in different places using phone or computer systems: »

The firm is encouraging people to think about computer networking and conferencing as a way of cutting air miles.

See also TELECONFERENCE(Cf. ↑teleconference), VIDEOCONFERENCING(Cf. ↑videoconferencing)

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  • Conferencing — may refer to: Web conferencing Videoconferencing Computer conferencing Synchronous conferencing Data conferencing Conference call See also Conference (disambiguation) This disambigu …   Wikipedia

  • conferencing — /kon feuhr euhn sing, freuhn /, n. 1. the holding of a series of meetings or conferences. 2. participation in a conference that involves use of a particular electronic technology: audio conferencing; computer conferencing. Cf. teleconferencing… …   Universalium

  • conferencing — ˈkänfrə̇n(t)ˌsiŋ, fər noun ( s) Etymology: conference + ing (III) : the holding of conferences especially by means of an electronic communications system computer conferencing video conferencing …   Useful english dictionary

  • conferencing — noun Date: 1865 the holding of conferences especially by means of an electronic communications system < computer conferencing > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • conferencing — noun Conferencing is used after these nouns: ↑video …   Collocations dictionary

  • Conferencing System — Conferencing System,   CoSy …   Universal-Lexikon

  • conferencing systems — F/A/V the technology by which people separated by distance come together to share information. Conferencing systems may include projection, monitor displays, computers, satellite connections video and audio playback devices, and much more …   Audio and video glossary

  • conferencing — con|fer|enc|ing [ kanf(ə)rənsıŋ ] noun uncount VIDEOCONFERENCING …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • conferencing — n. act of conducting a conference or meeting (esp. via electronic equipment, such as computers) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • conferencing — noun take part in a conference. → conference …   English new terms dictionary

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