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IRC

 (ī′är-sē′)
n.
An international computer network of internet servers, using its own protocol through which individual users can hold real-time online conversations.

[I(nternet) R(elay) C(hat).]

IRC

abbreviation for
1. International Red Cross
2. International Red Crescent
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They may send copies of themselves to other computers, such as through em ail or Internet Relay Chat (IRC).
Monitor your child's access to all types of live electronic communications, chat rooms, instant messages, Internet Relay Chat and e-mail.
They were given a unique user name and password allowing them access to a synchronous Web-based Internet relay chat room to conduct real-time dialogues.
Internet Relay Chat channels, and instant message networks like AIM and MSN Messenger, recorded huge peaks of activity while millions of people joined discussions and exchanged news about the disaster.
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The new version has been enhanced with a more advanced TV-centric display formatting capability, support for Netscape plug-ins and an Internet relay chat facility.
Instant messaging, or IM, is the latest incarnation of online chat, which has been popular on the Internet with young people since a Finnish man created Internet Relay Chat in 1988.
The Internet also allows real-time live communication on a more personal level, called Internet Relay Chat, or IRC.
Babylonia" (Babylonia), targets users on the Windows platform of Internet Relay Chat, one of the largest Internet chat services in the world, which requires client software called mIRC.
The Internet Relay Chat protocol lets anyone participate but requires a piece of software called IRC client.
INTERNET RELAY CHAT A method of "talking" (typing and reading messages live) with large groups of people via the internet.
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