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Meaning of FRIED

Pronunciation:  frId

Matching Terms:  fried egg, fried rice, friedan, friedcake, friedman, friedman test, friedreich's ataxia, friedrich anton mesmer, friedrich august kekule, friedrich august kekule von stradonitz, friedrich august von hayek, friedrich august wolf, friedrich engels, friedrich froebel, friedrich gottlieb klopstock, friedrich hebbel, friedrich krupp, friedrich max muller, friedrich wilhelm august froebel, friedrich wilhelm bessel, friedrich wilhelm nietzsche, friend, friend of the court, friended, friending, friendless, friendlessness, friendlily, friendliness, friendly, friendly islands, friendly relationship, friendly takeover, friendship, friendship plant, frier, fries, friese, friesian, friesic, friesish, frieze, friezed, friezer

Computing Dictionary

1. Non-working due to hardware failure; burnt out. Especially used of hardware brought down by a "power glitch" (see glitch), drop-outs, a short, or some other electrical event. (Sometimes this literally happens to electronic circuits! In particular, resistors can burn out and transformers can melt down, emitting noxious smoke - see friode, sed and ler. However, this term is also used metaphorically.) Compare frotzed.

2. Of people, exhausted. Said particularly of those who continue to work in such a state. Often used as an explanation or excuse. "Yeah, I know that fix destroyed the file system, but I was fried when I put it in." Especially common in conjunction with "brain": "My brain is fried today, I'm very short on sleep."

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