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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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All these elements are tuned together for ultimate performance in the long-due overhauling of booting, re-booting and shutdown operations in personal computers.
As a result, customers will be able to more readily deploy PCs that require use of a password and a second factor, such as a fingerprint, to ensure authenticated booting of PCs.
The Symbiont Boot Appliance takes the place of a boot server, booting certified diskless thin clients and directing them to the appropriate application server.