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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

1. cooked by frying in fat;
[syn: fried, deep-fried]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Fried \Fried\ (fr[imac]d), imp. & p. p. of Fry. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Fry \Fry\ (fr[imac]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fried (fr[imac]d); p. pr. & vb. n. Frying.] [OE. frien, F. frire, fr. L. frigere to roast, parch, fry, cf. Gr. ?, Skr. bhrajj. Cf. Fritter.] To cook in a pan or on a griddle (esp. with the use of fat, butter, or olive oil) by heating over a fire; to cook in boiling lard or fat; as, to fry fish; to fry doughnuts. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

fried adj 1: cooked by frying in fat [syn: fried, deep-fried]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

71 Moby Thesaurus words for "fried": afflicted, baked, bent, boiled, bombed, boozy, braised, broiled, browned, canned, cockeyed, cockeyed drunk, coddled, cooked, crocked, crocko, curried, deviled, disguised, drunk, elevated, fired, fricasseed, fuddled, grilled, half-seas over, heated, high, illuminated, inebriated, lit, lit up, loaded, lubricated, lushy, muddled, muzzy, oiled, organized, oven-baked, pan-broiled, parboiled, pickled, pie-eyed, pissed, pissy-eyed, pixilated, plastered, poached, polluted, potted, raddled, roast, roasted, sauteed, scalloped, seared, shellacked, shirred, skunk-drunk, smashed, soaked, soused, squiffy, steamed, stewed, stinko, swacked, tanked, tight, toasted
The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003):

fried adj. 1. [common] Non-working due to hardware failure; burnt out. Especially used of hardware brought down by a power glitch (see glitch), drop-outs, a short, or some other electrical event. (Sometimes this literally happens to electronic circuits! In particular, resistors can burn out and transformers can melt down, emitting noxious smoke ? see friode, SED and LER. However, this term is also used metaphorically.) Compare frotzed. 2. [common] Of people, exhausted. Said particularly of those who continue to work in such a state. Often used as an explanation or excuse. ?Yeah, I know that fix destroyed the file system, but I was fried when I put it in.? Esp.: common in conjunction with brain: ?My brain is fried today, I'm very short on sleep.?
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

fried 1. Non-working due to hardware failure; burnt out. Especially used of hardware brought down by a "power glitch" (see glitch), drop-outs, a short, or some other electrical event. (Sometimes this literally happens to electronic circuits! In particular, resistors can burn out and transformers can melt down, emitting noxious smoke - see friode, SED and LER. However, this term is also used metaphorically.) Compare frotzed. 2. Of people, exhausted. Said particularly of those who continue to work in such a state. Often used as an explanation or excuse. "Yeah, I know that fix destroyed the file system, but I was fried when I put it in." Especially common in conjunction with "brain": "My brain is fried today, I'm very short on sleep." [Jargon File] (1996-04-28)