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boot

 [bo̳t]
an encasement for the foot; a protective casing or sheath.
Gibney boot an adhesive tape support used in treatment of sprains and other painful conditions of the ankle, the tape being applied in a basket-weave fashion with strips placed alternately under the sole of the foot and around the back of the leg.
Unna's paste boot a dressing for varicose ulcers, consisting of a paste made from gelatin, zinc oxide, and glycerin, which is applied to the entire leg, then covered with a spiral bandage, this in turn being given a coat of the paste; the process is repeated until satisfactory rigidity is attained.

boot

(būt),
A boot-shaped appliance.
[M.E. bote, fr. O.Fr.]

boot

(bldbomact) an encasement for the foot; a protective casing or sheath.
Gibney's boot  an adhesive tape support used in treatment of sprains and other painful conditions of the ankle, the tape being applied in a basketweave fashion with strips placed alternately under the sole of the foot and around the back of the leg.
Gibney's boot.

boot

1 a shoelike prosthetic device for holding a leg or arm during treatment.
2 a basketweave bandage that covers the foot and lower leg.
3 an airtight device in which the arm or leg can be inserted and the air pumped out, creating a partial vacuum to divert blood flow from the surrounding area.
Computers verb To load an operating system—e.g., Windows— into the computer’s RAM or main memory, after which the computer can run applications
Drug slang verb A regional term meaning to inject a drug
Medspeak noun See Pellagrous boot
Orthopaedics noun Unna boot

boot

Informatics verb To load the operating system–eg, Windows, OS X into the computer's RAM or main memory, after which the computer can run applications. See Random access memory.

boot

(būt)
A shoe, brace, or restrictive bandage used to protect and immobilize the foot and ankle.
[M.E. bote, fr. O.Fr.]

boot

an encasement for the foot; a protective casing or sheath.

bell boot
see brush boot (below).
brush boot, brushing boot
a rubber cover worn over the hoof by pacing and trotting horses to prevent damage to the inside of the opposite cannon bone. Called also bell boot.
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Hopefully we have got a few characters in there who can get some boot straps and drag the rest of the lads through it.
It takes a lot to go through what I went through and then dedicate yourself to being a positive person, to pull yourself up by the boot straps and do something good, rather than just accept being told that you're scum.
This is so much more powerful than waiting for people to pull themselves up by their boot straps.
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When I was a child my Dad, a magical man and a mug punter to his boot straps, would often return from his work in the City with a Timeform racecard purchased in Lime Street, where it was always on sale to service the needs of the many punters toiling in and around "the room" at Lloyd's of London.
Specialist schools have been hailed as the key to help pull failing schools up by their boot straps - preventing nearly half a million youngsters being put on the scrap heap each year.
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Stacey, who works as a training officer for Norwich Union and insists he is an "honest man", added: "Yes, she did have a past which I knew about, but people are entitled to pull themselves up by their boot straps.