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Booster

Boost´er   Pronunciation: bŌst´ẽr
n.1.(Elec.) An instrument for regulating the electro-motive force in an alternating-current circuit; - so called because used to "boost", or raise, the pressure in the circuit.
2.an enthusiastic supporter.
3.the first stage of a multistage rocket, providing all or part of the driving force at lift-off and until the second stage ignites, whether or not the booster stage is detached after the fuel is spent. Also called booster rocket. In some cases, a booster has been used to assist the takeoff of airplanes.
4.(Med.) an immunizing medication given after an initial immunizing treatment, to provide increased or extended immunity. Also called booster dose. When in the form of an injection, it may be called a booster shot.
5.any auxiliary device or part of a device to provide increased power, force, or effectiveness, as with a pumping device.
6.(Mil.) an explosive charge which is more powerful than a primer, used in conjunction with a primer to assure detonation of the main charge. Integrated blasting caps containing separate compartments for primer and booster are used as detonators for certain explosives.
Noun1.booster - a person who backs a politician or a team etc.; "all their supporters came out for the game"; "they are friends of the library"
2.booster - someone who is an active supporter and advocate
Synonyms: plugger, promoter
3.booster - a thief who steals goods that are in a store
Synonyms: shoplifter, lifter
4.Boosterbooster - the first stage of a multistage rocket
5.booster - an additional dose that makes sure the first dose was effective
Booster - A data-parallel language.

"The Booster Language", E. Paalvast, TR PL 89-ITI-B-18, Inst voor Toegepaste Informatica TNO, Delft, 1989.
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Boomkin
Boomorah
Boomslange
Boon
boondocks
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Boone
Boor
Boorish
boorishly
boorishness
Boort
Boose
Booser
Boost
boost up
-- Booster --
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booster dose
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Boot
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Boot catcher
Boot closer
Boot crimp
boot disk
Boot hook
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