booting

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booting

Drug slang
A regional term for the intravenous injection of an abuse substance, followed by withdrawing blood into a syringe before reinjecting, as a way to wash the syringe out of residual abuse substace.

Informatics
See Boot.
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The boot ROM is 512 KB Flash EPROM, and it contains the initialization and test routines for startup.
ROM emulators replace the boot ROM, substituting diagnostic code for the processor's normal boot code.
In addition to a Wake-ON-LAN functionality, an optional boot ROM is available to allow booting a remote station automatically from a server, making hard or floppy disks unnecessary.