Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Brickwork.
  • noun An imitation of brickwork made on a plastered surface.

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  • verb Present participle of brick.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • It seems that a lot of the problems are from a) firmware not being updated; and/or b) firmware update problems (units "bricking" - I guess circuits overloading and frying) when the units download firmware updates direct from the internet.

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  • There are warnings about "bricking" your phone, which renders a device unbootable, and this commonly happens after installing a custom build of Android.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Gadgets

  • You also run the risk of wonky performance or even "bricking" your iPhone permanently.

    Yahoo! News: Technology News

  • Like with most firmware updates, there have been several cases of the process causing problems, with some 'bricking' reports, but nothing out of the ordinary and, seemingly, on a very small scale.

    Pocket-lint

  • Ware dismissed several other claims, including one that accused Apple of intentionally "bricking," or disabling, iPhones that had been "jail broken" by customers who hacked their phones to make them work on competing wireless networks.

    WSBTV.com - Local News

  • One such issue is called "bricking" your iPhone - which basically means that the device becomes frozen and unresponsive.

    Digital Trends

  • Like with most firmware updates, there have been several cases of the process causing problems, with some 'bricking' reports, but nothing out of the ordinary and, seemingly, on a very small scale.

    Pocket-lint

  • Like with most firmware updates, there have been several cases of the process causing problems, with some 'bricking' reports, but nothing out of the ordinary and, seemingly, on a very small scale.

    Pocket-lint

  • Like with most firmware updates, there have been several cases of the process causing problems, with some 'bricking' reports, but nothing out of the ordinary and, seemingly, on a very small scale.

    Pocket-lint

  • You do not need to use any firmware hacks and risk "bricking" the phone.

    videosaver.net

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