1) to send an elecontronic message to a friend making that friend laugh uncontrollably and conspicuously at an inappropriate and embarrassing time and place, ie when he is in class, the law libary, or when his wife is trying to sleep.
2) the act of laughing uncontrollably and conspicuosly at an in approritate time upon reading an elecontronic message
Wurgle: Man, i didnt mean to barn you with that IM in class.
Tex: Yeah, but damn, i barned big time. I'm sure the professor saw me!