magic\ smoke

The stuff inside expensive electric things that you can smell if you accidentally zorch them on a dry winter day. Once you let it out, that thing will never work again.

I touched my Palm Pilot after shuffling across the rug, and I think I let out the magic smoke because now it doesn't work.

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