Verb: To, through attempting to adjust computer equipment with the intention of improving performance, render such equipment inoperable for short periods of time.
(Also: Brenced, Brences, Brencing)
Noun: A person who Brences.
Often seen in live video streams, where the broadcaster makes a correction to broadcast settings, only to have the feed stop, or otherwise falter.
"You touched the webcam, and the site went down?"
"Yeah, I Brenced it."