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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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Other C163-24D features include: A 1k byte dual-port scratch pad SRAM; a bootstrap loader ROM; synchronous and asynchronous serial interfaces; 2 multi-functional general purpose timer units with a total of 5 timers; an 8-channel peripheral event controller; a programmable watchdog timer; a 16 priority level interrupt system; 5 programmable chip selects and 16Mbytes of linear address space.
In-system programming is available via the serial port by a bootstrap loader allowing the user to program the device at the end of the manufacturing line or make field updates.