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Meaning of TROLL

Pronunciation:  trowl

 
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  1. An array language for continuous simulation, econometric modelling or statistical analysis.

    ["TROLL Reference Manual", D0062, Info Proc Services, MIT (1973-76)].

  2. An electronic mail message, usenet posting or other (electronic) communication which is intentionally incorrect, but not overtly controversial (compare flame bait), or the act of sending such a message. Trolling aims to elicit an emotional reaction from those with a hair-trigger on the reply key. A really subtle troll makes some people lose their minds.

 

 

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