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A mythical substance which is supposededly vital to the functioning of electronic equipment. Therefore when the magic smoke leaks out, the equipment stops working.

This term is often heard when some hapless individual wires equipment up backwards or to the wrong voltage supply, causing the circuit boards to fry. At this point, some wag will say "that won't work again, because you've let the magic smoke out".
You idiot, you've let the magic smoke out!
av Roy Hills 30 december 2004

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The essential essence that lives inside of all electronic parts. If the smoke is allowed to leave the device, it will no longer work. The smoke can never be put back again.
Don't overclock your PC or you will let the magic smoke out.
av nfi 11 december 2007

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