[IRC] n. Short for nickname. On IRC
, every user must
pick a nick, which is sometimes the same as the user's real name or
login name, but is often more fanciful.
nickle /ni'kl/ [from `nickel', common name for the U.S.
5-cent coin] n. A nybble
+ 1; 5 bits. Reported among
developers for Mattel's GI 1600 (the Intellivision games
processor), a chip with 16-bit-wide RAM but 10-bit-wide ROM. See