Usenet meaning

  • Usenet is a worldwide distributed discussion system. It was developed from the general-purpose UUCP dial-up network architecture. Tom Truscott and Jim Ellis conceived the idea in 1979, and it was established in 1980.
  • One notable difference between a BBS or web forum and Usenet is the absence of a central server and dedicated administrator.

    Definition of Usenet in English Dictionary

  • Proper noun
    1. (Internet) A world-wide distributed discussion system consisting of newsgroups classified hierarchically by subject.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Green traffic lights look white to me, which makes them hard to distinguish from streetlights from far away. - First Usenet use via Google Groups, 9 May 1981 00:31:59-PDT, CSVAX.halbert at Berkeley
        • When is the last time before just now that you saw a liberal democrat hectored by people over traditional values? - Earliest Usenet use via Google Groups - net.motss - 5 Oct 1984 by arndt
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Proper nouns
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      Meaning of Usenet for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "Usenet" is a noun, more specifically, a proper noun.
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