con·​fer·​enc·​ing | \ ˈkän-f(ə-)rən(t)-siŋ How to pronounce conferencing (audio) , -fərn(t)- \

Definition of conferencing

: the holding of conferences especially by means of an electronic communications system computer conferencing

Examples of conferencing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Salesroom comes into the market amid a video conferencing industry that took off at the start of the pandemic — daily meeting participants on Zoom, for example, jumped from 10 million at the end of 2019 to 300 million in April 2020. Phoebe Liu, Forbes, 24 June 2022 The ball appeared to hit the yellow line signaling a home run atop the fence before bouncing back into play, but after conferencing, umpires kept Sanders at second. Mason Young, Detroit Free Press, 19 June 2022 But that study also found that video conferencing was as effective as in-person meetings for choosing which ideas to pursue. Aria Bendix, NBC News, 8 June 2022 In this case, Avanan noted the attackers will pretend to send fake meeting invites for the Zoom video-conferencing software. Michael Kan, PCMAG, 19 May 2022 People who frequently use video conferencing software should be aware of it the camera issues. Chris Smith, BGR, 18 Mar. 2022 Today, through video conferencing software, the Queen met with ambassadors to the U.K. from Estonia and Spain. Emily Burack, Town & Country, 15 Feb. 2022 Collaboration on a creative brief or whiteboarding and brainstorming sessions were immediately and severely impacted as team members have tried to find ways to adapt to connections on video conferencing software. Todd Juneau, Forbes, 27 Jan. 2022 Samantha Bigelow, the chief clerk of the court’s civil division, says the program provides renters more flexibility during the pandemic by adding an extra hearing availability for renters over the video conferencing software Zoom. Eric Peterson, The Salt Lake Tribune, 27 Oct. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of conferencing

1865, in the meaning defined above

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“Conferencing.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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