group discussion

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n group discussion a discussion among participants who have an agreed (serious) topic
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Usage

In literature:

There yet remains the group of internal sensations that might cause discussion.
"Essay on the Creative Imagination" by Th. Ribot
The people drew apart in little groups to discuss the matter.
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
The writer discussed the size of a rural immigrant group of the same nationality in a number of the immigrant colonies.
"A Stake in the Land" by Peter Alexander Speek
Groups had gathered about the corner where Mrs. Kranz's store and Joe Maroni's fruit stand were situated, discussing the mystery.
"The Corner House Girls Growing Up" by Grace Brooks Hill
Shading his eyes with his hand, Little Compton observed a group of citizens apparently engaged in a very interesting discussion.
"Free Joe and Other Georgian Sketches" by Joel Chandler Harris
As we left the church, the people grouped themselves on all sides to discuss the sad news.
"Acadian Reminiscences" by Felix Voorhies
Little groups of citizens gathered here and there to discuss the matter.
"The Everett massacre" by Walker C. Smith
Now the group gathered around and discussed the best locations for both firing and recording parties.
"The Flaming Mountain" by Harold Leland Goodwin
Still reluctant to face their situation they grouped together and discussed various things.
"Guy in the Jungle" by William Murray Graydon
The while vedettes were posted, and the police, split up into groups, were discussing their rations.
"Forging the Blades" by Bertram Mitford
For two or three years past there have been groups of men in various universities meeting weekly to discuss this problem.
"The Challenge of the Country" by George Walter Fiske
The while, in many a group, recent events were being volubly discussed.
"Haviland's Chum" by Bertram Mitford
He entered the Calle de Carretas, and saw only a group of young men going along discussing literature.
"Maximina" by Armando Palacio Valdés
They sat in groups discussing the hold-up.
"Penny Nichols and the Black Imp" by Joan Clark
The more common representatives of each of these groups are discussed below.
"The Chemistry of Plant Life" by Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
Here was a crowd of men divided into groups, and discussing business.
"Tales of the Wonder Club" by M. Y. Halidom (pseud. Dryasdust)
At the foot of the stairs groups collected, discussing the ordeal pessimistically.
"The Guarded Heights" by Wadsworth Camp
This officer listed eight names which can be indentified as falling within the group being discussed.
"The Aboriginal Population of the North Coast of California" by Sherburne Friend Cook
Little groups of girls stood about in the hall and passages, discussing the pros and cons.
"The Jolliest Term on Record" by Angela Brazil
It has formed itself into groups and has discussed its members individually and collectively.
"The Ship Dwellers" by Albert Bigelow Paine
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In news:

The group meets every second Wednesday of the month for free films and discussion.
Could we put down the pitchforks for just a moment and have a reasonable discussion about the bonuses at American International Group.
Hitachi has been in discussions with equity firm Silver Lake and others about spinning off its money-losing hard drive group, according to sources and news reports.
Co-directors Bob Hercules of Media Process Group and Gordon Quinn of Kartemquin Films discuss their verite approach, how they learned to shoot dance-theater, and their favorite moments from the documentary.
MARTINSVILLE — Around a dozen downtown property owners met with representatives of the Rediscover Martinsville group to discuss obtaining a grant from the Indiana Office of C. Need this information.
The spinners group, which began in 1978, meets to discuss recently made homespun yarn and items produced from the homespun yarn.
The Visually Impaired Persons Book Group will discuss "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot" at its meeting at 2 pm Friday, Nov 2 at the Bainbridge Public Library.
The head of the Delaware National Guard is joining other state officials in welcoming a group from the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago to discuss the protection of critical infrastructure .
Torche's Steve Brooks Discusses His Band's New EP and Being Gay in Hard Rock Group.
The CJC-L listserv is a discussion group dedicated to issues relating to community and two year college libraries and learning centers.
"We have been working really hard not to pursue legal help," Urbin said after a group of residents met Thursday to discuss the Park West Drain.
After the meeting, she said the group's officers, including President Ruth Glasmire, would need to review the mayor 's recommendation and discuss it with members and an attorney.
Marine Industries Association of South Florida hosts Monaco discussions with international grouping on the future of the yachting industry.
Bristol Palin speaks during a panel discussion at the Disney-ABC Television Group portion of the Television Critics Association Summer press tour.
What do you need to know about the stimulus package and its impact on higher ed SCUP assembled a group of experts who have been closely following the stimulus package to discuss it in a "virtual conversation" on February 4.
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In science:

The dispersionless limit of generalized Drinfeld-Sokolov hierarchies associated to primitive regular conjugacy class of Weyl group W (g) is discussed.
Solutions to WDVV from generalized Drinfeld-Sokolov hierarchies
Subsection 2.3 discusses generalizations of cycle indices to the finite classical groups.
Random matrix theory over finite fields: a survey
In §3 we discuss what is known about the quasiisometry classification of nilpotent groups (the rigidity being given by Gromov’s Polynomial Growth Theorem).
Problems on the geometry of finitely generated solvable groups
The statistical properties of µ have been discussed by Gutzwiller and Mandelbrot in the case of the free group Λ.
Random walks on hyperbolic groups and their Riemann surfaces
Thomas for discussions. G.H. thanks the Stanford theory group for its hospitality.
Bosonic M Theory
The high luminosities of no reset flows are related to the strong high redshift emission from groups that would violate the soft X-ray background, as discussed by Pen (1999) and Wu, Fabian & Nulsen (1999b).
Entropy Evolution in Galaxy Groups and Clusters; A Comparison of External and Internal Heating
For a more detailed discussion of braid groups the reader is referred to [7, 8].
Random walks on the braid group B_3 and magnetic translations in hyperbolic geometry
We thank Kip Thorne and members of his relativity group for useful discussions. N.
Local and global properties of conformally flat initial data for black hole collisions
We digress momentarily to discuss the direct sum structure of the ambient group A when it is free abelian of finite rank n.
Quantum Hidden Subgroup Problems: A Mathematical Perspective
Langmann for hospitality of the group and for discussions. E.
Large N limit of SO(N) gauge theory of fermions and bosons
In fact, the transformations, discussed in this communication, are very similar to those which are used in a standard real space renormalization group for disordered lattice models.
How to generate a random growing network
Using the explicit determination of the Lie algebra cohomology groups discussed above, one gets the standard Weyl character formula.
Quantum Field Theory and Representation Theory: A Sketch
We also discuss derangements in algebraic groups and in more general primitive groups.
Derangements in simple and primitive groups
This article is organized as follows: We first discuss derangements in algebraic groups (in algebraic actions) – see §2.
Derangements in simple and primitive groups
For exceptional groups, one can compute precisely the number of classes as a monic polynomial in q (see [H2] for some discussion of this and references).
Derangements in simple and primitive groups
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