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addaword.gifdefinition of blue screen of death

noun
an informal phrase which describes a serious error that causes a computer to crash and brings up a completely blue screen
Apparently a computer went blue screen of death during the opening ceremonies at the Olympics a few days ago.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 01/12/2009 14:23:00
Definition of blue screen of death from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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