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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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IT was sad to hear Linford Christie put the boot in on fellow track legend Seb Coe at the weekend.
Slovenia midfielder Nastja Ceh also put the boot in when he claimed his side have more to fear from Belarus than the Scots, Ceh said: 'We should be aware of Belarus.
ALAN CURBISHLEY last night put the boot into Newcastle's Steven Taylor - after revealing that Freddie Ljungberg is "touch and go" for Euro 2008.
Slovenia midfielder Nastja Ceh also put the boot in when he claimed Slovenia have more to fear from Belarus than the Scots, Ceh said: 'We should be aware of Belarus.
But after the stunning late transformation that saw Grant's men go home trailing the Turkish champions 2-1, Kezman was the first to put the boot in.
The First Minister also put the boot into Alex Salmond and the SNP, calling them 'increasingly irrelevant' to Scotland.
IBROX reject Nuno Capucho has put the boot into Rangers by claiming his move to the Spanish Second Division is a step up.
The Wolves legend has put the boots he wore against Aston Villa in the summer - to mark the 20th anniversary of his arrival at the club - up for grabs.
I put the boots on and I walked around the neighborhood after dark, because I thought, `What would the neighbors think?
I RECENTLY put the boots back on and I paid a bloody price for the privilege.
WATCHING Euro 2008 has got me itching to put the boots back on and I'll start my own pre-season tomorrow.