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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fried  \Fried\  (fr[imac]d), 
  imp.  &  p.  p.  of  {Fry}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fry  \Fry\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Fried};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Frying}.]  [OE.  frien,  F.  frire,  fr  L.  frigere  to  roast, 
  parch,  fry,  cf  Gr  ?,  Skr.  bhrajj  Cf  {Fritter}.] 
  To  cook  in  a  pan  or  on  a  griddle  (esp.  with  the  use  of  fat, 
  butter,  or  olive  oil)  by  heating  over  a  fire;  to  cook  in 
  boiling  lard  or  fat;  as  to  fry  fish;  to  fry  doughnuts. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fried 
  adj  :  cooked  by  frying  in  fat  [syn:  {deep-fried}] 
 
  From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]: 
 
  fried  adj  1.  [common]  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.  [common]  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." 
  Esp.  common  in  conjunction  with  `brain':  "My  brain  is  fried  today, 
  I'm  very  short  on  sleep." 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  fried 
 
  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." 
 
  [{Jargon  File}] 
 
  (1996-04-28) 
 
 




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