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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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She said toasted seeds made a tasty snack that people could eat in between meals, also noting that cooking oil was not needed while toasting as pumpkin seeds had their own natural oil hence they needed no cooking oil.
During his exhaustive study, commissioned by bread maker Vogel's, Lane used a complex formula to help determine the toasting required to produce the perfect level of crispiness.
Toasting a person or group is a tradition tracing back at least 5,000 years.
The com pany employs fire toasting for medium and medium-plus toasts, while using convection toast to create its line of "precision" toasts.
Non-extractable compounds, while not extractable as such, are precursors of volatile compounds produced during the toasting process.
Greendreammachine ADD some zest to your counter top with this two-slice apple green toaster with variable width toasting slots to evenly darken your doorstep, or thinly sliced loaf.
One of the most versatile is the Chrome Toaster from DeLonghi America Inc., Saddle Brook, N.J., with a panoply of electronic features to make toasting a virtual art form.
World Cooperage expanded its Profile Series of barrels that are toasted with infrared technology, which the company says provides a cleaner and more precise method of toasting. Short-wavelength infrared energy penetrates deeper into the stave, while longer wavelength energy toasts more of the surface.
Vinea, which is distributed in the United States by Boswell, still uses fire-toasting for its products, while most barrel alternative companies use convection heat or employ a ceramic heating element for toasting.
Custom toasting ranges from short, high-intensity "flash" toasts that are popular for thin-stave barrels to slower, longer toasts at lower temperatures.
Toasting profiles are categorized by grape variety and separated into French and American oak.