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In agreement with the first poster to this term, bricking is commonly used in the electronics industry by software developers when updating a piece of hardware with a software update that renders the hardware useless after the update.
Examples of bricking:

I just updated the set top box and I bricked it.

I just got my itouch/iphone can't wait to jailbreak it. (a few hours later) "Oh Sh*t I just bricked it!"
by ricbax May 17, 2009
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1. V. Rendering a piece of technology unfunctional, in all practicality making it useless, as in a brick

2. V. Representing an object or form using LEGO (or generic) bricks
I'd like to jailbreak my iPhone, but I'm afraid of accidentally bricking it - I can't be without a working iPhone.

My bedroom floor will be covered in LEGO bricks until I finish bricking myself a LEGO model of that wonderful building I saw today.
by addnoobwords January 21, 2009
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When Apple makes your iphone useless by "updating" it
Moreover, said the suit, Apple violated consumers' rights by "bricking" unlocked iPhones with the 1.1.1 update it issued a week and a half ago.
by Bissellator October 08, 2007
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takeing a huge dump in someone's house that isn't yours
where's john?
he is fuckin' bricking right now, that bastard can't hold it in
by angel face August 26, 2004
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Bricking is a term used when someone does not respond to anything you say or do, they turn into a brick.
Bricking is when you send someone multiple messages and they don't reply, they turn into a brick.
by jeff451 September 07, 2014
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While you are having anal sex, you get the girl to take a shit.
Last weekend, I was fucking a girl in the ass, and she pooped a brick at the same time. Now that's bricking.
by Carl Jr. January 22, 2007
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