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boot in Computers topic

bootboot2 verb  1 TD (also boot up) [intransitive, transitive] to start the program that makes a computer ready to be usedload2 [transitive] informalKICK to kick someone or something hardboot something in/round/down etc The goalkeeper booted the ball upfield.3 [transitive] American EnglishTTCSCP to stop someone from moving their illegally parked vehicle by fixing a piece of equipment to one of the wheels syn clamp British English boot somebody ↔ out→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
bootThis can be accessed even if the machine won't boot.Jaeger booted a 37-yard field goal for the winning points.Suddenly this big heavy guy came up and booted me in the stomach.Lord Halifax and the other grand residents got us booted out at last.The lifters were tested three weeks ago and were booted out of the Olympics for taking Clenbuterol.If the usher caught you throwing popcorn, you were booted out of the theater.He booted the ball up to the other end of the playing field.Loren Carpenter boots up the ancient video game of Pong on to the immense screen.