netsplit

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

net +‎ split

Noun[edit]

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netsplit (plural netsplits)

  1. (Internet) A technical glitch encountered when two or more IRC servers lose their connection to each other, dividing the network into a number of isolated groups of users.

Verb[edit]

netsplit (third-person singular simple present netsplits, present participle netsplitting, simple past and past participle netsplitted)

  1. (Internet, transitive) To leave an IRC server because of a netsplit.