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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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Users can create a bootable media (CD/DVD or a USB flash drive) from its interface that can later help them boot their system.
8220;With the addition of our Bootable Diagnostics product and the ability to run all three diagnostic environments directly from the USB Key, service technicians will have much more flexibility in their troubleshooting.
BAT file onto the bootable floppy disk using EDLIN or any other ASCII editor.
The 1:22 USB Copy Cruiser Mini even duplicates bootable flash drives and the unit supports FAT/FAT 32 and NTFS formats.
It takes a Windows 7 disc image file, and produces a bootable DVD or USB drive for the user.
It connects practically any flash memory media to any system or equipment via either the high speed SATA or USB interface and can be used as bootable device with read/write speed up to 150MB/s.
This changes the personality of the drive from Tape Drive to Bootable CD.
Included with computer-connected Aleratec USB flash drive duplicators, the updated interface offers a broader range of file systems for formatting/copying data and supports bootable flash drives.
The product can create a bootable USB from a selected media or file, which allows users to create a backup USB from FD/CD/DVD or an image file (ISO or IMG) that they can specify; and create a generic bootable USB, which will burn a generic OS image of Windows PE, Linux, or FreeDOS into USB.