Kindly explain what is the exact meaning of the word "talk" in the following sentence?

Elixir Radar. A weekly email with blog posts, latest libraries, talks, events and job opportunities.

I looked through these definitions, but I am not sure which one is relevant. Perhaps - lecture? http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/talk

  • What is the source of the sentence? Can you link it? – user24743 Dec 18 '15 at 12:51
  • Sure, but it's just a list of links )) not very helpful github.com/vredniy/awesome-newsletters – AlinaSaidova Dec 19 '15 at 7:03

A talk in this case is, as you say, an informal address or lecture.

a thirty-minute illustrated talk

Synonyms: lecture, speech, address, discourse, oration, presentation, report, sermon, disquisition, dissertation, symposium; informal spiel

a firefighter giving a talk on her personal experiences

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