- a sturdy item of footwear covering the foot, the ankle, and sometimes the leg below the knee.；a covering to protect the lower part of a horse's leg.
- kick (something) hard in a specified direction；start (a computer) and put it into a state of readiness for operation
verb: boot, 3rd person present: boots, gerund or present participle: booting, past tense: booted, past participle: booted
noun: boot, plural noun: boots
- 1. a sturdy item of footwear covering the foot, the ankle, and sometimes the leg below the knee. 同義詞 gumboot, wellington, wader, walking boot, riding boot, ... 更多
- ▪ a covering to protect the lower part of a horse's leg.
- ▪ North American a clamp placed by the police on the wheel of an unlawfully parked vehicle to make it immobile.
- ▪ historical an instrument of torture encasing and crushing the foot.
- 2. informal a hard kick I got a boot in the stomach 同義詞 kick, blow, knock
- 3. British an enclosed space at the back of a car for carrying luggage or other goods; a trunk.
- 4. the process of starting a computer and putting it into a state of readiness for operation a boot disk
- 5. US informal a navy or marine recruit.
- 1. kick (something) hard in a specified direction he ended up booting the ball into the stands 同義詞 kick, punt, bunt, strike with the foot, tap, ... 更多
- 2. start (a computer) and put it into a state of readiness for operation when I booted the computer I heard a extremely loud rattle the menu will be ready as soon as you boot up your computer 同義詞 start up, fire up, prepare, ready, make ready
- ▪ (of a computer) be started and put into a state of readiness for operation the laptop boots up in 14 seconds flat if your computer won't boot, you could have either a software problem or a hardware problem
- 3. US place a Denver boot on (an illegally parked car) once a car is booted, the owner must pay all fines plus a fee to have the boot removed