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bootstrap

a method for estimating parameters by repeatedly drawing random samples, with replacement, from the collected observations.
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As reported in their paper, the boot-strapping process has been demonstrated in a series of experiments in which the fusion yield has been systematically upped by more than a factor of 10 over earlier approaches.
I'm an entrepreneur boot-strapping my first start-up.
Greenberg notes, "Our members, which include a significant number of boot-strapping start-ups, want to know how to build a successful team.