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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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Brian Clough once said that the only thing that is inevitable in football is getting the boot.
As one wag put it: "Maybe they fancy one last ride in their ministerial Mondeos before getting the boot.
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An Executive source said: "When you put Finnie's bungles together he must be close to getting the boot.
But now they are getting the boot after killing two ducks who waddled too close to their newly-hatched cygnets in idyllic Alderton, Wilts.
And yesterday Gail Turner was awarded pounds 8800 compensation after getting the boot from Grange House Nursing Home.
Fellow contestants who Sir Alan fired from the Apprentice will be glad to see Michelle finally getting the boot.
If Capital's pounds 87 million bid had succeeded, they'd have stuck with their own breakfast DJ, Chris Tarrant - with Evans getting the boot when his contract ran out next week.
But another source said: "As the Moons are going to be the show's number one family there was never really any question of him getting the boot.
But surely, their stylists are in danger of getting the boot.