1. To fail. Said especially of smoke-producing hardware failures. More generally, to become non-working. Usage: never said of software, only of hardware and humans. See fried, magic smoke.
2. To cause to fail; to roach, toast, or hose a piece of hardware. Never used of software or humans, but compare fried.
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