toast

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toast

(jargon)
1. Any completely inoperable system or component, especially one that has just crashed and burned: "Uh, oh ... I think the serial board is toast."

2. To cause a system to crash accidentally, especially in a manner that requires manual rebooting. "Rick just toasted the firewall machine again."

Compare fried.
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And here comes in the stout head waiter, puffing under a tray of hot viands--kidneys and a steak, transparent rashers and poached eggs, buttered toast and muffins, coffee and tea, all smoking hot.
My hour for tea is half-past five, and my buttered toast waits for nobody.
It is an eating fever then," says the landlady; "for he hath devoured two swinging buttered toasts this morning for breakfast.
You could have The Full Mexican, Lucha Libre's own version of the full English, which has spiced scrambled eggs, chorizo & potato hash, sausage patty, streaky maple bacon, mushrooms, Mexican beans & avocado served with buttered toast.
Tea and biscuits, hot buttered toast Floral linen; warm rosy glow Kids out there feeding the birds Making fresh footprints in the snow The hiding sun is smiling down On the lady behind the window pane It will shine through; it always does And then the spring will come again.
They're excellent spread on warm, buttered toast and on crackers, or drizzled on pancakes.
Before she decided to lose weight Michelle's daily meal plan consisted of two slices of buttered toast for breakfast, followed by a packet of crisps at around 11am.
Russell " Before she decided to lose weight Michelle's daily meal plan consisted of two slices of buttered toast for breakfast, followed by a packet of crisps at around 11am.
Simple things--like hot, buttered toast and naps--have great appeal.
Step 4 Remove ramekins from the oven and serve immediately with buttered toast, if desired.
Sprinkle the lime zest over the pate and serve immediately, with the buttered toast.