When one's electronic equipment ceases to function almost entirely due to faulty hardware, glichey update, or a poorly executed attempt at modding.
See also "brick"
1: Frank's computer was bricked when the power lines outside were struck by lightening.
2: On December 31 of 2008 all the 30gb Zunes were bricked because of an internal clock glitch.
3: My cell phone was bricked when I fell in that puddle.
4: To brick
Jim's trying to overclock his CPU. I keep telling him he's going to brick the whole the.