(From the smoke signals given out when the guys in funny hats choose a new Pope) Causing an integrated circuit or other electronic component to emit smoke by passing too much current through it.
See magic smoke.
[ih-lek-shuh n] /ɪˈlɛk ʃən/ noun 1. the selection of a person or persons for office by vote. 2. a public vote upon a proposition submitted. 3. the act of . 4. Theology. the choice by God of individuals, as for a particular work or for favor or salvation. /ɪˈlɛkʃən/ noun 1. the selection by vote […]
noun 1. . noun, U.S. Politics. 1. a bipartisan board appointed usually by local authorities and charged with control of elections and voting procedure.
noun, New England Cookery. 1. a spicy fruitcake baked in loaves: formerly served on town meeting days after the voting.
noun 1. (in the U.S.) the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November on which national elections are held for electors of the president and vice president in those years evenly divisible by four. On even years constituents elect members of the House of Representatives for two-year terms and one third of the Senate […]