\kˈastəzˌʌp mˈə͡ʊd], \kˈastəzˌʌp mˈəʊd], \k_ˈa_s_t_ə_z_ˌʌ_p m_ˈəʊ_d]\
Definitions of CASTERS-UP MODE
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[IBM, probably from slang belly up] Yet another synonym for"broken" or "down". Usually connotes a major failure. Asystem (hardware or software) which is "down" may be alreadybeing restarted before the failure is noticed, whereas onewhich is "casters up" is usually a good excuse to take therest of the day off (as long as you're not responsible forfixing it).
By Denis Howe