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toaster /n./ 1. The archetypal really stupid application for
an embedded microprocessor controller; often used in comments that
imply that a scheme is inappropriate technology (but see
elevator controller). "DWIM for an assembler? That'd
be as silly as running Unix on your toaster!" 2. A very, very
dumb computer. "You could run this program on any dumb toaster."
See bitty box, Get a real computer!, toy, beige
toaster. 3. A Macintosh, esp. the Classic Mac. Some hold that
this is implied by sense 2. 4. A peripheral device. "I bought my
box without toasters, but since then I've added two boards and a
second disk drive."
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