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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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The toast is available on tight-grain French oak barrels made in France with lightly toasted heads for red wines.
FOR THE TOAST: Four 3/4inch-thick slices of country-style bread 240ml labneh (Lebanese-style) yoghurt or plain Greek yoghurt 4tbsp toasted and roughly chopped pistachios Flaky salt MAkE THE SAFFRON HONEY: 1.
Spread a piece of toasted pumpernickel bread with cashew butter, then top with the warm sprouts and a sprinkle of Romano cheese.
What's more, the two sandwich 'cage' attachments - in which you put in a ready-made sandwich that is held together inside the cage - mean you can make not just toasted bread, but full-on toasted sandwiches, so you won't need an extra sandwich toaster for your packed lunches.
Substituting 5% toasted soy flakes for wheat flour did not change the water absorption rate compared with the control.
Stir in the toasted pecans, toasted walnuts, and chunks of chocolate.
Dormen's Toasted Pine Nuts have been lightly and evenly toasted to bring out their rich and delicate flavour.
Years went by, and consumers, seeking variety, turned to English muffins, Pop Tarts, and anything else that would fit into the slot and go down to be toasted.
Jennifer Bobrovitz, the Calgary Public Library's Local History Librarian, toasted the Queen.
FUNCTION: 'Evenly toasted, and nice and crunchy;' 'Excellent - perfectly toasted on both sides;' 'It cooked just enough without burning'
Here, three recipes offer appetizing mixtures to eat on toasted cornbread, baguette, or Italian or French bread.