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  • out-of-band
    [from telecommunications and network theory] adj. 1. In software, describes values of a function which are not in its `natural' range of return values,... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


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    fry


    1. vi. 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. vt. To cause to fail; to roach, toast, or hose a piece of hardware. Never used of software or humans, but compare fried.