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3 definitions found
 for FOD
From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  FOD
         Flexible Optical Disk (OD)
         

From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  FOD
   /fod/, v.
  
      [Abbreviation for ?Finger of Death?, originally a spell-name from fantasy
      gaming] To terminate with extreme prejudice and with no regard for other
      people. From MUDs where the wizard command ?FOD ? results in the
      immediate and total death of , usually as punishment for obnoxious
      behavior. This usage migrated to other circumstances, such as ?I'm going to
      fod the process that is burning all the cycles.?
  
      In aviation, FOD means Foreign Object Damage, e.g., what happens when a jet
      engine sucks up a rock on the runway or a bird in flight. Finger of Death
      is a distressingly apt description of what this generally does to the
      engine.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  FOD
  
     /fod/ [Abbreviation for "Finger of Death", originally a
     spell-name from fantasy gaming] To terminate with extreme
     prejudice and with no regard for other people.  From MUDs
     where the wizard command "FOD " results in the
     immediate and total death of , usually as punishment
     for obnoxious behaviour.  This usage migrated to other
     circumstances, such as "I'm going to fod the process that is
     burning all the cycles."  Compare gun.
  
     In aviation, FOD means Foreign Object Damage, e.g. what happens
     when a jet engine sucks up a rock on the runway or a bird in
     flight.  Finger of Death is a distressingly apt description of
     what this generally does to the engine.
  
     [{Jargon File]
  

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