Associations to the word «Boot»
BOOT, noun. A heavy shoe that covers part of the leg.
BOOT, noun. A blow with the foot; a kick.
BOOT, noun. (construction) A flexible cover of rubber or plastic, which may be preformed to a particular shape and used to protect a shaft, lever, switch, or opening from dust, dirt, moisture, etc.
BOOT, noun. A torture device used on the feet or legs, such as a Spanish boot.
BOOT, noun. (US) A parking enforcement device used to immobilize a car until it can be towed or a fine is paid; a wheel clamp.
BOOT, noun. A rubber bladder on the leading edge of an aircraft’s wing, which is inflated periodically to remove ice buildup. A deicing boot.
BOOT, noun. (obsolete) A place at the side of a coach, where attendants rode; also, a low outside place before and behind the body of the coach.
BOOT, noun. (archaic) A place for baggage at either end of an old-fashioned stagecoach.
BOOT, noun. (Australia) (British) (NZ) (automotive) The luggage storage compartment of a sedan or saloon car.
BOOT, noun. (computing) (informal) The act or process of removing somebody from a chat room.
BOOT, noun. (British) (slang) unattractive person, ugly woman
BOOT, noun. (firearms) A hard plastic case for a long firearm, typically moulded to the shape of the gun and intended for use in a vehicle.
BOOT, verb. To kick.
BOOT, verb. To put boots on, especially for riding.
BOOT, verb. To apply corporal punishment (compare slippering).
BOOT, verb. (informal) To forcibly eject.
BOOT, verb. (computing) (informal) To disconnect forcibly; to eject from an online service, conversation, etc.
BOOT, verb. (slang) To vomit.
BOOT, noun. (dated) remedy, amends
BOOT, noun. (uncountable) profit, plunder
BOOT, noun. (obsolete) That which is given to make an exchange equal, or to make up for the deficiency of value in one of the things exchanged; compensation; recompense
BOOT, noun. (obsolete) Profit; gain; advantage; use.
BOOT, verb. (transitive) to profit, avail, benefit
BOOT, verb. To enrich; to benefit; to give in addition.
BOOT, noun. (computing) The act or process of bootstrapping; the starting or re-starting of a computing device.
BOOT, verb. (computing) To bootstrap; to start a system, e.g. a computer, by invoking its boot process or bootstrap.
BOOT, noun. A bootleg recording.
BOOT BLOCK, noun. (computing) A dedicated block usually at the beginning (first block on first track) of a storage medium that holds special data used to start a system. Some systems use a boot block of several physical sectors, while some use only one boot sector. Other manufacturers use the terms boot block and boot sector interchangeably.
BOOT BLOCKS, noun. Plural of boot block
BOOT BOY, noun. (C19 British ) A boy who cleans boots and shoes.
BOOT BOY, noun. (1970s British slang) One of a gang of violent hooligans who usually wear short-cropped hair and bovver boots.
BOOT BOY, noun. (British) A boy who cares for a footballer's boots.
BOOT BOYS, noun. Plural of boot boy
BOOT CAMP, noun. (chiefly North America) (colloquial) Initial, basic indoctrination, physical fitness training and basic instruction in service-related subjects for new recruits in the armed forces (Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps).
BOOT CAMP, noun. (chiefly North America) A short, intensive, quasi-military program generally aimed at young offenders as an alternative to a jail term.
BOOT CAMP, noun. (chiefly North America) (idiomatic) Any short, intensive course of training.
BOOT CAMPS, noun. Plural of boot camp
BOOT CATCHER, noun. (historical) A person employed at an inn to pull off boots and clean them.
BOOT CLOSER, noun. One who, or that which, sews the uppers of boots.
BOOT CRIMP, noun. A frame or device used by bootmakers for drawing and shaping the body of a boot.
BOOT CUT, adjective. Of pants, cut as if to allow the legs of the pants to fit over boots.
BOOT CUT, noun. Pants cut as if to allow the legs to fit over boots.
BOOT DISK, noun. (computing) A computer disk holding a bootstrap loader and an operating system.
BOOT DISKS, noun. Plural of boot disk
BOOT HILL, proper noun. (chiefly US) Name used for many cemeteries in the American Old West; nickname for any cemetery.
BOOT KNIFE, noun. A knife that is carried inside a sheath in or attached to a boot. Usually having a fixed double edged blade.
BOOT LOADER, noun. (computing) A small program that initiates the bootstrap process by loading the operating system proper.
BOOT LOADERS, noun. Plural of boot loader
BOOT OUT, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) to kick out, eject, expel
BOOT SALE, noun. Car boot sale
BOOT SALES, noun. Plural of boot sale
BOOT SECTOR, noun. (computing) A dedicated sector usually at the beginning (first sector on first track) of a storage medium that holds special data used to start a system. Some systems use a boot block of several physical sectors, while some use only one boot sector. Other manufacturers use the terms boot block and boot sector interchangeably.
BOOT STORM, noun. (computing) The situation where many users attempt to boot their computers at the same time, causing excessive demand on the network.
BOOT STORMS, noun. Plural of boot storm
BOOT UP, verb. (transitive) To start a computer using its bootstrap procedure
BOOT UP, verb. (intransitive) (of a computer) To start, using its bootstrap procedure.
BOOT VERB, noun. Any of various verbs, generally in Romance languages, in which the first and second persons plural are affected differently by some phonological or morphological rule than the other four forms.
BOOT VERB, noun. A verb in Italian so affected in the second and third persons singular.
BOOT, noun. Footwear that covers the whole foot and lower leg.
BOOT, noun. British term for the luggage compartment in a car.
BOOT, noun. The swift release of a store of affective force; "they got a great bang out of it"; "what a boot!"; "he got a quick rush from injecting heroin"; "he does it for kicks".
BOOT, noun. Protective casing for something that resembles a leg.
BOOT, noun. An instrument of torture that is used to heat or crush the foot and leg.
BOOT, noun. A form of foot torture in which the feet are encased in iron and slowly crushed.
BOOT, noun. The act of delivering a blow with the foot; "he gave the ball a powerful kick"; "the team's kicking was excellent".
BOOT, verb. Kick; give a boot to.
BOOT, verb. Cause to load (an operating system) and start the initial processes; "boot your computer".
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