Definitions for "Internet relay chat"
Keywords:  irc, chat, internauts, relay, efnet
On the internet, 2 or more users to talk (type) to each other in "semi-real time". Messages may take a while to reach each other, but quick enough that they can wait for replys and "chat." [Same as IRC].
Internet Relay Chat or IRC is a popular system for chat over the internet.
Multi-user chat facility on the Internet. Many servers around the world are interconnected to allow hundreds of thousands of users to chat at the same time. Special IRC clients are necessary to connect.
Keywords:  conferencing, electronic, see
see electronic conferencing
a way by which if I type on my keyboard it can appear on the screens of many people around the world simultaneously, and when they type on their keyboards it appears on my screen and other screens