videoconferencing

noun
vid·​eo·​con·​fer·​enc·​ing | \ ˌvi-dē-ō-ˈkän-f(ə-)rən(t)-siŋ How to pronounce videoconferencing (audio) , -fərn(t)- \

Definition of videoconferencing

: the holding of a conference among people at remote locations by means of transmitted audio and video signals

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Other Words from videoconferencing

videoconference \ ˌvi-​dē-​ō-​ˈkän-​f(ə-​)rən(t)s How to pronounce videoconferencing (audio) , -​fərn(t)s \ noun

Examples of videoconferencing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Even Zoom, the Silicon Valley videoconferencing service that saw its revenue and stock price soar during the pandemic, says most of its employees still prefer to come into the office part of the time. Michael Liedtke And Barbara Ortutay, Anchorage Daily News, 8 Sep. 2021 Even Zoom, the Silicon Valley videoconferencing service that saw its revenue and stock price soar during the pandemic, says most of its employees still prefer to come into the office part of the time. Time, 8 Sep. 2021 Some of those interviewed said videoconferencing had allowed courts to hear witnesses who might not have been able to attend in-person hearings. Bob Egelko, San Francisco Chronicle, 16 Aug. 2021 The order encouraged courts to use teleconferencing and videoconferencing, when possible. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 9 Aug. 2021 Zoom primarily became known for providing its videoconferencing services free during the pandemic, but paying users have also grown significantly as companies moved to connect with their employees and customers. Newley Purnell, WSJ, 19 July 2021 In fact, these are the only spaces that will be equipped with videoconferencing functionality. Janet Van Huysse, Quartz, 14 July 2021 Some leaders and managers insist on using videoconferencing or lengthy conference-style meetings in person. Rama Hart, Star Tribune, 4 July 2021 Apple's video-calling app is getting some of the biggest upgrades this year, turning it into something more like the videoconferencing services Zoom and Google Meet. Evan Selinger, Wired, 11 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of videoconferencing

1967, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of videoconferencing was in 1967

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11 Sep 2021

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“Videoconferencing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/videoconferencing. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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videoconferencing

noun

English Language Learners Definition of videoconferencing

: a method of holding meetings that allows people who are in different cities, countries, etc., to hear each other and see each other on computer or television screens

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