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  6  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Toast  \Toast\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Toasted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Toasting}.]  [OF.  toster  to  roast,  toast,  fr  L.  torrere 
  tostum  to  parch,  roast.  See  {Torrid}.] 
  1.  To  dry  and  brown  by  the  heat  of  a  fire;  as  to  toast 
  bread. 
 
  2.  To  warm  thoroughly;  as  to  toast  the  feet. 
 
  3.  To  name  when  a  health  is  proposed  to  be  drunk;  to  drink  to 
  the  health,  or  in  honor,  of  as  to  toast  a  lady. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Toast  \Toast\,  n.  [OF.  toste,  or  tost['e]e,  toasted  bread.  See 
  {Toast},  v.] 
  1.  Bread  dried  and  browned  before  a  fire,  usually  in  slices; 
  also  a  kind  of  food  prepared  by  putting  slices  of  toasted 
  bread  into  milk,  gravy,  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  toast 
  n  1:  slices  of  bread  that  have  been  toasted 
  2:  a  drink  in  honor  of  or  to  the  health  of  a  person  or  event 
  [syn:  {pledge}] 
  v  1:  make  brown  and  crisp  by  heating;  "toast  bread"  [syn:  {crisp}] 
  2:  propose  a  toast  to  "Let  us  toast  the  birthday  girl!"  "Let's 
  drink  to  the  New  Year"  [syn:  {drink},  {pledge},  {salute}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Toast,  NC  (CDP,  FIPS  67700) 
  Location:  36.49687  N,  80.63293  W 
  Population  (1990):  2125  (897  housing  units) 
  Area:  5.1  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
 
  From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]: 
 
  toast  1.  n.  Any  completely  inoperable  system  or  component, 
  esp.  one  that  has  just  crashed  and  burned:  "Uh,  oh  ...  I  think  the 
  serial  board  is  toast."  2.  vt  To  cause  a  system  to  crash  accidentally, 
  especially  in  a  manner  that  requires  manual  rebooting.  "Rick  just 
  toasted  the  {firewall  machine}  again."  Compare  {fried}. 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  toast 
 
    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}. 
 
  (1995-05-01) 
 
 




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