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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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"I can require a passphrase and fingerprint every time something happens, or, for the sake of convenience, a passphrase during bootup and a fingerprint for everything after that."
SM5P lets you defragment any or all of these, plus applications, at your next bootup or during all successive bootups."
I couldn't believe the goals wegave away,particularly the second when Steven Gerrard should have known a bootup the park would have done the job with seconds remaining.
Felman did say, however, that the next ZoneAlarm will have boot protection too, by loading the firewall load before the network drivers during bootup.
Upon bootup, SoftPLC embeds a 32-bit, real-time, multi-tasking kernel into RAM, creating a hard real-time deterministic controller.
Users want to access information and services wirelessly without staring at an hourglass; they prefer today's PDAs that power on immediately without a long bootup sequence.
High price isn't the only factor keeping consumers from demanding HDDs in their "personal video recorders." PC users hardly ever notice the hard drives in their computers because the platters don't spin all the time, only during bootup, or whenever the head actually reads or writes.