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Computer Slang. a series of angry, critical, or disparaging comments exchanged by two or more people in an ongoing online argument.

noun phrase

An extended outbreak of vituperation on a computer network: The whole net will basically collapse through flame-wars/ They flame back, and then a flame war begins (1990s+ Computer)


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