boot

To start or restart a computer, loading the operating system from a ROM chip, hard disk or portable disk. See also hard disk, floppy disk, system disk. The user can 'warm boot' a computer by physically pressing the restart button on the computer or by selecting restart from the GUI. However, the user may wish to perform a 'cold boot' by turning the … ...

boot

1. a tubular device placed in a vertical position, either inside or outside a larger vessel, and through which well fluids are conducted before they enter the larger vessel. A boot aids in the separation of gas from wet oil. Also called a flume or conductor pipe. 2. a large pipe connected to a process tank to provide a statis head that can absorb surges of fluid from the process tank. Also called surge column. ...

Boot

The sheath and partially opened blade of the upper leaf in grasses. 'Booting' is the stage at which the inflorescence expands the boot.

Boot

A type of shoe reaching above the ankle, often to the knee.
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Boot

as the young spike expands inside the leaf sheaths it can eventually be felt and finally seen after the flag leaf stage as a sheath swelling or boot.
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boot

Type: Term Pronunciation: būt Definitions: 1. A boot-shaped appliance.
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boot

[n] - protective casing for something that resembles a leg 2. [n] - an instrument of torture that is used to crush the foot and leg 3. [n] - footwear that covers the whole foot and lower leg 4. [v] - kick 5. [v] - cause to load (an operating system) and start the initial processes
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Boot

The process of initializing, testing and configuring a computer system from start-up.
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Boot

short for Bootstrap, the name given to an automatic program loading process when a computer is switched on, or a program run
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Boot

Starting up a computer by loading a program that allows it to run other programs. The term comes from bootstrapping which means that the computer 'pulls itself up by its own bootstraps.'
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BOOT

Starts the system through executing the Startup-sequence.
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Boot

NATO codename for Tupolev Tu-91 bomber [SU;RU]
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Boot

To start or restart your computer; loading your operating system.
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Boot

Boot (bōt) noun [ Middle English bot , bote , advantage, amends, cure, Anglo-Saxon bōt ; akin to Icelandic bōt , Swedish bot , Danish bod , Goth. bōta , Dutch boete , German busse ; prop., a making good or be...
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Boot

Boot transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Booted ; present participle & verbal noun Booting .] 1. To profit; to advantage; to avail; -- generally followed by it ; as, what boots it? « What bootet...
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Boot

Boot noun [ Middle English bote , Old French bote , French botte , Late Latin botta ; of uncertain origin.] 1. A covering for the foot and lower part of the leg, ordinarily made of leather. 2. An instrument of torture for the leg, formerly used to extort co...
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Boot

Boot intransitive verb To boot one's self; to put on one's boots.
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boot

A boot-shaped appliance. ... Origin: M. E. Bote, fr. O. Fr. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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boot

noun footwear that covers the whole foot and lower leg
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boot

iron boot noun an instrument of torture that is used to heat or crush the foot and leg
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boot

(bldbomact) an encasement for the foot; a protective casing or sheath. Gibney boot an adhesive tape support used in treatment of sprains and other painful conditions of the ankle, the tape being applied in a basket-weave fashion with strips placed alternately under the sole of th...
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Boot

• (v. i.) To boot one`s self; to put on one`s boots. • (n.) Profit; gain; advantage; use. • (n.) An apron or cover (of leather or rubber cloth) for the driving seat of a vehicle, to protect from rain and mud. • (n.) The metal casing and flange fitted about a pipe where it passes through a roof. • (n.) Remedy; relief; amends...
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boot

(from the article `clothing and footwear industry`) Footwear may be classified according to the section of the foot it covers and how it is held on: sandals, slip-ons, oxfords, ankle-support shoes, and ... Skaters wear leather boots, sometimes custom-fitted, reinforced with thick padding to brace the ankle and with wide tongues for cont...
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Boot

Restarting a computer by means of loading a fresh copy of the managing program(s). In practice a short program is loaded into memory by hand or with special hardware which then reads in more sophisticated (and longer) programs from mass storage to actually reload the system. The system may be thought of as loading itself by its bootstraps. A reboot...
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boot

a shoe that covers the whole foot and the lower part of the leg.
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