a telephone service where several users conduct group discussions; by extension, an Internet site where users conduct group discussions; also called chat room , chatline
[sha-tawn] /ʃaˈtɔ̃/ noun, plural chatons [sha-tawn] /ʃaˈtɔ̃/ (Show IPA) 1. Also called chaton foil. an imitation gem of paste that has its pavilion backed with metal foil or silver to reflect light. 2. a bezel in a ring.
[shuh-toi-uh nt] /ʃəˈtɔɪ ənt/ adjective 1. changing in luster or color: chatoyant silk. 2. Jewelry. reflecting a single streak of light when cut in a cabochon. noun 3. Jewelry. a cabochon-cut gemstone having this reflected streak, as a chrysoberyl cat’s-eye. /ʃəˈtɔɪənt/ adjective 1. having changeable lustre; twinkling 2. (of a gem, esp a cabochon) displaying […]
noun, Digital Technology. 1. a branch of a computer network or a software application in which participants can engage in real-time discussions about a specific topic with one another (group chat) See also (def 4). /ˈtʃætˌruːm; -ˌrʊm/ noun 1. a site on the internet, or another computer network, where users have group discussions by electronic […]
noun, British. 1. a television talk show. noun 1. (Brit) a television or radio show in which guests, esp celebrities, are interviewed informally US name talk show