hostmask

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

host +‎ mask

Noun[edit]

hostmask (plural hostmasks)

  1. (Internet) On IRC, a partial address that matches a number of hosts.
    The channel operator banned the hostmask *!*@*example.com, so nobody could connect from example.com any more.