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boot
  • noun
    A sturdy item of footwear covering the foot and ankle, and sometimes also the lower leg. (a pair of walking boots)
    A hard kick. (he got a boot in the stomach)
    An enclosed space at the back of a car for carrying luggage or other goods.
    (a boot disk)
    verb
    Kick (something) hard in a specified direction. (he ended up booting the ball into the stand)
    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)
    Place a wheel clamp on (an illegally parked car) (once a car is booted, the owner must pay all fines plus a fee to have the boot removed)
  • noun
    As well; in addition. (images that are precise, revealing, and often beautiful to boot)

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