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n. 1. The archetypal really stupid application for an embedded microprocessor controller; often used in comments that imply that a scheme is inappropriate technology (but see elevator controller).

"DWIM for an assembler? That'd be as silly as running UNIX on your toaster!"

2. A very, very dumb computer.

"You could run this program on any dumb toaster."

See bitty box, Get a real computer!, toy, beige toaster.

3. A Macintosh, esp. the Classic Mac. Some hold that this is implied by sense 2.

4. A peripheral device.

"I bought my box without toasters, but since then I've added two boards and a second disk drive."