IRC

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IRC

  1. (Internet) Initialism of Internet Relay Chat. (It is a protocol for instant communication via the Internet.)
  2. (US law) Initialism of Internal Revenue Code.
  3. (postal) Initialism of international reply coupon.

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Noun[edit]

IRC (plural IRCs or IRC's)

  1. international reply coupon

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IRC (third-person singular simple present IRCs, present participle IRCing, simple past and past participle IRCed)

  1. (intransitive, Internet, informal) To participate in IRC (Internet Relay Chat).
    • 1995, Stuart Harris, The Irc Survival Guide
      <Xantha> <- irced 2 yrs without aliases ...
    • 2002, James Arnt Aune, Selling the Free Market
      ...IRCing can confirm the observation that work and play appear to constitute a continuum for the digerati.
    • 2004, Allison Rushby, Friday Night Cocktails
      ...not that this is strange or anything, I do the same thing myself when I'm IRCing — there're some real weirdos out there roaming the Net...

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