Meaning of cross talk

cross' talk"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. interference heard on a telephone or radio because of unintentional coupling to another communication channel.
  2. incidental conversation; chatter, as opposed to formal discussion: The meeting was slowed by cross talk between board members.
  3. witty, fast-paced dialogue, esp. in a play, comic act, etc.; repartee.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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