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real time



Real time is real life time, the actual passage of time. An event that occurs in real time means that the event is happening at the exact time we see or hear it happening. Chat rooms are in real time, meaning that the back and forth communication is simultaneous. Usenet, forums, and Discussion Lists are not in real time, meaning that person leaves a message and the other person responds later.




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