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smoke-emitting diode

smoke-emitting diode in Technology

humour, electronics
(From "light-emitting diode") An incorrectly connected diode, probably a light-emitting diode, in the process of losing its magic smoke and becoming a friode.
See also LER.
(1996-04-28)

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