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Electing a Pope

<electronics, humour> (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.

(1995-08-18)

 


Nearby terms: Elan El Camino Bignum elder days Electing a Pope Electrically Alterable Programmable Read-Only Memory Electrically Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory Electromagnetic Compatibility
 

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