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noun 
  1. A heavy shoe that covers part of the leg.
  2. A blow with the foot; a kick.
  3. (automotive) The luggage storage compartment of a sedan or saloon car.
Please put the luggage in the boot, not on the seats.
  1. (computing) The starting or re-starting of a computing device.
It took three boots, but I finally got the application installed.
  1. A flexible cover of rubber, plastic or similar to protect a shaft, lever, switch etc.
  2. (usually with "the"): Sacked, dismissed.
I am sorry for your husband and children, but I have to give the boot, give you the boot.
  1. (computing) (colloquial) The act or process of removing somebody from a chat room.
  2. A bootleg recording
  3. A torture device used on the feet or legs, such as a Spanish boot.
  4. A parking enforcement device used to immobilize a car until it can be towed or a fine is paid.
  5. A rubber bladder on the leading edge of an aircraft's wing, which is inflated periodically to remove ice buildup. A wing boot.
verb 
  1. To kick.
I booted the ball toward my teammate.
  1. To apply corporal punishment (compare slippering)
  2. (colloquial) To forcibly eject.
We need to those troublemakers as soon as possible
  1. (slang) To vomit.
Sorry, I didn't mean to all over your couch.
  1. (computing) To start a system, eg. a computer, by invoking its boot process or bootstrap. Refers specifically to a cold start, ie. at the time power is first turned on. To describe a restart (warm start) performed when the system is already running, use to reboot.
  2. (computing) (colloquial) To disconnect, to be involuntarily removed from an online conversation; can refer to an accidental glitch, or a purposeful action by others
I got booted from the chatroom., He booted me from the channel.
2002, Dan Verton, The Hacker Diaries - http://books.google.com/books?vid=ISBN0072223642&id=le6jbnYNgQsC&pg=PA67&lpg=PA67&dq=irc+booted&sig=UXlM74njMYW6gz4uZwV1fZV8Bbc Page 67 - "As an IRC member with operator status, Swallow was able to manage who was allowed to remain in chat sessions and who got booted off the channel."
2003, John C. Dvorak, Chris Pirillo, Online! - http://books.google.com/books?vid=ISBN0131423630&id=jpGCib8MIgsC&pg=PA173&lpg=PA173&dq=irc+booted&sig=1sCReq9FPBp4yk4WTyRi1YjkOPQ Page 173 - "Even flagrant violators of the TOS are not booted.
2002, Jobe Makar, Macromedia Flash Mx Game Design Demystified - http://books.google.com/books?vid=ISBN0201770210&id=sdfWzPrNx2gC&pg=PA544&lpg=PA544&dq=irc+booted&sig=jL_eLr6Zhij93XmBWu6lw2-ULkw Page 544 - "In Electroserver, the kick command disconnects a user totally from the server and gives him a message about why he was booted.

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