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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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com/products/pbconnex) provides both the convenience of auto-boot and the security of pre-boot authentication.
Enhanced security - Offers pre-boot authentication that prevents unauthorized data access and security measures that detect and protect stolen devices.
PBConnex authenticates users and encrypted devices against Microsoft's Active Directory (AD) and the SecureDoc Enterprise Server (SES) in the pre-boot environment - before the key to decrypt and load the operating system is available.
This fully automated self-encrypting disk protects organisations from data loss due to a stolen or lost computer through remote management, pre-boot strong authentication and remote destruction.
Phoenix Firmware Pre-Boot Authentication Service and Alcatel-Lucent's OmniAccess 3500 Nonstop Laptop Guardian keeps computer from starting
In addition, CSSI provides support for a wide variety of computer applications including computer logon, disk encryption, SSO, pre-boot authentication, email security and digital signature applications.
Enhanced Controllers Support Pre-boot Port Multiplier Features and Advanced Apple Storage Features for SATA
0[TM] products, services and embedded technologies, announced today that they have developed a pre-boot authentication (PBA) solution for next generation Calpella-equipped PCs which will be demonstrated by Phoenix Technology at Computex 2009 in Taipei.
Overview of DriveCrypt Plus Pack features: * Bootauth -- Reliable pre-boot authentication - Requires password before booting the OS; * Compatibility with multiples Windows OS platforms; * Full or partial hard disk encryption; * Sector level protection encryption; * AES-256-Bit encryption algorithm; * Encryption for drives of unlimited size; * Allows steganography to hide data in music files; * Protection against 'password dictionaries' and brute-force attacks; * Encrypt any removable media (external HD, ZIP, CD-ROM); * Specific rights for administrators and ordinary users; * Possibility of authentication via USB-token at pre-boot; * Possibility of creating a recovery disk; For more information, visit http://www.
Under the McAfee SIA program, Gemalto has integrated its Protiva Enterprise Authentication Solutions with McAfee Endpoint Encryption software for pre-boot authentication.
Additionally, it has pre-boot authentication (it asks for a password which will decrypt the operating system before the computer boots); it gives the user an option to create a false operating system, within which the real system will be hidden; and it allows USB token authentication at the pre-boot level.