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chat mode

[′chat ‚mōd]
(computer science)
A communications option that allows two or more computers to conduct a conversation by typing in turn.

chat mode

An option in a communications program that turns on the chat function, which allows interactive, back and forth communications. See chat.
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What we get to see on the field and on TV screens doesn't seem to suggest Dhoni is on ' chat mode' but on ' silent mode'.
It's just a shame there's no voice chat mode for you to taunt the opposition.
Also, when in one to one chat mode, the "solo netfriend" (only netfriends) option and other buttons allow chat participants to signal whether they are available or engaged in conversation, thus permitting a degree of filtering of unwelcome interlocutors.
By this time some of the regulars had danced themselves out enough to be in chat mode.
Once connected, the student can see me, and we can communicate back and forth via a text chat mode built into the program or through other text chat programs.