—verb (used with object)
- Informal. to cause (an electronic device) to become completely nonfunctional
"I have never seen a work of fiction so perfectly capture the out-of-nowhere shock of discovering that you've just bricked something important because you didn't pay enough attention to a loose wire."
- Randall Munroe, "The Martian", 10 June 2015 (http://xkcd.com/1536/)