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boots, plural;
  1. Place boots on (oneself, another person, or an animal)
    • - thin, booted legs
  2. Kick (something) hard in a specified direction
    • - he ended up booting the ball into the stands
  3. (in an athletic contest) Misplay (a ball); mishandle (a play)
    • - the usually dependable infielder booted the ball
  4. Force someone to leave a vehicle unceremoniously
    • - the driver booted two teenagers off the bus
  5. Force someone to leave a place, institution, or job unceremoniously
    • - she had been booted out of school
  6. Start (a computer) and put it into a state of readiness for operation
    • - the menu will be ready as soon as you boot up your computer
    • - the system won't boot from the original drive
  7. Place a Denver boot on (an illegally parked car)

Noun
  1. As well; in addition
    • - images that are precise, revealing, and often beautiful to boot

  1. footwear that covers the whole foot and lower leg
  2. kick; give a boot to
  3. cause to load (an operating system) and start the initial processes; "boot your computer"
  4. British term for the luggage compartment in a car
  5. bang: 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"
  6. protective casing for something that resembles a leg
  7. Build-Own-Operate-Transfer (BOOT) is a form of project financing, wherein a private entity receives a concession from the private or public sector to finance, design, construct, and operate a facility stated in the concession contract. ...
  8. In Linux, and other Unix-like operating systems, the /boot/ file directory holds files used in booting Linux. The usage is standardized in the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard.
  9. The trunk or boot of an automobile or car is the vehicle's main storage, luggage, or cargo compartment. Trunk is used in North American English and Jamaican English; boot is used elsewhere in the English speaking world. ...
  10. Maximum PC, formerly known as boot, is an American magazine and web site published by Future US. It focuses on cutting-edge PC hardware, with an emphasis on product reviews, step-by-step tutorials, and in-depth technical briefs. ...
  11. The Düsseldorf International Boat Show (Internationale Bootsausstellung Düsseldorf), more commonly known as boot Düsseldorf or just boot (boot meaning boat in English), is the world's leading trade fair for yachts and water sports.
  12. Under Section 1031 of the United States Internal Revenue Code , the exchange of certain types of property may defer the recognition of capital gains or losses due upon sale, and hence defer any capital gains taxes otherwise due.
  13. A heavy shoe that covers part of the leg; A blow with the foot; a kick; 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; A torture device used on the feet or legs, such as a ...
  14. (Booted) A vehicle which has been disabled by a Denver boot is said to be booted.
  15. (Booted) not divided into scales (tarsus)
  16. (booting) Technique for loading a program into a computer's memory in which the program's initial instructions direct the loading of the rest of the program. Usually, a few manual instructions must be entered on a keyboard, or a switch implemented to initiate the process.
  17. (Booting) Loading an operating system or application program into computer memory and then transferring control to it for execution.
  18. (booting) Everything that happens between the time the computer is switched on and it is ready to accept commands/input from the user is known as booting.
  19. (BOOTS) The colored markings on the feet and legs of Himalayan marked rabbits.
  20. (boots) Firefighters wear all leather boots to protect their feet on the fireline and rugged terrain.
  21. (BOOTS) -- Often said of the pouchlike lips as on Cypripedium flowers.
  22. (BOOTS) The youngest officer in a regimental mess, whose duty it is to skink, that is, to stir the fire, snuff the candles, and ring the bell.
  23. (BOOTS) To dream of old boots or a pair which are new but hurt your feet signifies that problems will be caused by your own rashness. Comfortable boots indicates that there are people who you may depend upon where employment and business matters are concerned. See Shoes if appropriate.
  24. (Boots) (1935-1968) by Edgar Martin and Les Carroll (USA)
  25. (Boots) 1. n. the sports shoes worn by cricket players.