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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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So, though Bootes now keeps the Bears on course around the pole, in antiquity he just as often cultivated the northern sky, night after night through one season after another, with the help of the celestial oxen.
Rome's agrarian economy is evident in the ploughing oxen it saw in the stars of the Big Dipper and in the farmer it found in Bootes, but a different story about these northern stars is encountered among the Lapp hunter-herders of Eurasia's far north.
Moving northward, we come to one of my favorite targets in Bootes, NGC 5466, a ghostly globular star cluster with a low surface brightness.
Although a resident of Canes Venatici, not Bootes, M3 is well worth the side trip.
Springtime Sights Between Bootes and the Bear Distance Name Type Mag(s).
The most prominent part of Bootes is the arrangement of stars that looks like a kite or an ice-cream cone, with Arcturus at the bottom.
What Bootes has in bright doubles -- a treasure chest of them -- neighboring Corona Borealis has in variables.
For additional above-average doubles in Bootes, you'll need a little more aperture.
Struve 1793 ([Sigma]1793), found along the southwest border of Bootes, is pure white and cleanly split at just 50x.
There is a notable lack of "faint fuzzies" in Bootes unless you count very faint ones.