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boost 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/bo͞ost/,
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boosted, past participle; boosts, 3rd person singular present; boosting, present participle; boosted, past tense;
  1. Help or encourage (something) to increase or improve
    • - a range of measures to boost tourism
  2. Push from below; assist
    • - people they were trying to boost over a wall
  3. Amplify (an electrical signal)

  4. Steal, esp. by shoplifting or pickpocketing

Noun
  1. A source of help or encouragement leading to increase or improvement
    • - the cut in interest rates will give a further boost to the economy
  2. An increase or improvement
    • - a boost in exports
  3. A push from below


  1. hike: increase; "The landlord hiked up the rents"
  2. the act of giving hope or support to someone
  3. give a boost to; be beneficial to; "The tax cut will boost the economy"
  4. rise: an increase in cost; "they asked for a 10% rise in rates"
  5. promote: contribute to the progress or growth of; "I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom"
  6. the act of giving a push; "he gave her a boost over the fence"
  7. A turbocharger, or turbo, is a gas compressor that is used for forced induction of an internal combustion engine. A form of supercharger, the turbocharger increases the density of air entering the engine to create more power. ...
  8. Boost is the brand name of a line of products first introduced in 1995 by Mead Johnson, which was purchased by Novartis along with all its other adult nutrition products by Mead Johnson in 2002, and has been sold to Nestlé along with the Gerber brand on September 1, 2007. ...
  9. This is a list of characters from the 2006 Pixar film Cars.
  10. Cadbury Boost is a chocolate bar made by Cadbury Ireland in the Republic of Ireland, and sold in the UK by Cadbury UK and also sold in Australia and South Africa. Its wrapper says that it consists of milk chocolate with caramel and biscuit filling. ...
  11. Boost is a fictional mutant in the Marvel Comics universe. His first appearance was in Uncanny X-Men '97 Annual.
  12. Boost is an energy drink brand that is produced within the United Kingdom by the company of the same name. The company Boost, currently has four different brands. The company was founded in August 2001 but is registered as 2003 Boost Drinks Ltd.
  13. A push from behind, as to one who is endeavoring to climb; help; A positive intake manifold pressure in cars with turbochargers or superchargers; To lift or push from behind (one who is endeavoring to climb); to push up; hence, to assist in overcoming obstacles, or in making advancement; To steal
  14. (Boosting) Altering the relevancy value of a document compared to other documents in a search
  15. (Boosting) Using a medication to increase the blood levels of another medication in your body. For example, low doses of ritonavir (for example 100mg once daily) is used to increase the drug levels of protease inhibitors like atazanavir or darunavir.
  16. (boosting) The act of raising an audio level.
  17. To increase, make louder or brighter; opposite of attenuate.
  18. to suddenly become airborne
  19. An additional dose of radiation that is given after an initial course of radiation to enhance tumor control.
  20. Boost provides a means to take a term or phrase from a search query and alter the relevance of a result based on if that term is found in the result, a form of weighting. ...
  21. To raise the level of a signal. The opposite of cut. (e.g., We used my equalizer to boost the highs going to my tweeters.)
  22. The amount of pressure generated by the compressor of a turbo- or supercharger. It is measured either in absolute or relative (also called gauge) terms. When absolute boost is presented, its units are usually BAR; relative pressures are usually in psi. For example, you might interchange "2. ...
  23. A move in which the swimmer rises rapidly out of the water, head first, bringing as much of the body as possible above the surface.
  24. Number determining how important a certain field is, when searching for fulltext keywords. The higher the value is, the more important is the field. E.g., when the node title has a boost of 5.0 and the node body a boost of 1. ...
  25. A set of prime powers which provide support for each in other in a cycle. For example, 43^2 supports 631, 631 supports 79, and 79^2 supports 43, so 43^2 79^2 631 is a boost. ...