What does DOA stand for?

Dead on arrival

An acronym that refers to a product that is broken or does not function when delivered to a consumer; often used to describe an electronic or computer product such as an external hard drive or a video player.


I was pretty excited to get my new Blu-ray player, but it was DOA. Now I have to ship it back to the store for a refund

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Updated May 19, 2014

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