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boot
  • noun
    A sturdy item of footwear covering the foot, the ankle, and sometimes the leg below the knee. (walking boots)
    A hard kick. (I got a boot in the stomach)
    An enclosed space at the back of a car for carrying luggage or other goods; a trunk.
    The process of starting a computer and putting it into a state of readiness for operation. (a boot disk)
    A navy or marine recruit.
    verb
    Place boots on (oneself, another person, or an animal) (thin, booted legs)
    Kick (something) hard in a specified direction. (he ended up booting the ball into the stands)
    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 Denver boot on (an illegally parked car).
  • noun
    As well; in addition. (images that are precise, revealing, and often beautiful to boot)

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