donuts = D = DoS attack

doorstop n.

Used to describe equipment that is non-functional and halfway expected to remain so, especially obsolete equipment kept around for political reasons or ostensibly as a backup. "When we get another Wyse-50 in here, that ADM 3 will turn into a doorstop." Compare boat anchor.

--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.

Door"stop` (?), n. Carp.

The block or strip of wood or similar material which stops, at the right place, the shutting of a door.


© Webster 1913.

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