Updated: 12/29/2017 by Computer Hope

Real-time may refer to any of the following:

real time1. Sometimes abbreviated as RT, real-time is a term used to describe a process or event that occurs immediately. For example, chat occur in real-time, where messages are seen immediately after the user presses his or her Enter key.

Examples of real-time or near real-time communication

2. RT is also an abbreviation for Retweet.

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