Booster definition

bo͝ostər
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(slang) One who steals goods on display in a store.
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A person who boosts; enthusiastic supporter.
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(radio, tv) An amplifier between the antenna and the receiver.
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A booster shot.
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(slang) A thief, esp. a shoplifter.
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Any of the early stages of a multistage rocket.
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(elec.) A device for controlling or varying the voltage in a circuit.
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Any device that provides added power, thrust, or pressure.
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One that boosts, as:
  • A device for increasing power or effectiveness.
  • An enthusiastic promoter, as of a sports team or school.
  • (electronics) A radio-frequency amplifier.
  • The primary stage of a multistage rocket that provides the main thrust for launch, liftoff, and initial flight.
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Something that boosts.
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Someone who is a fan or supporter of something.
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Someone who promotes a town or business.
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An additional dose of an immunizing agent, such as a vaccine or toxoid, given at a time period of weeks to years after the initial dose to sustain the immune response elicited by the first dose. Tetanus, diphtheria, and measles vaccines are commonly given in booster doses.
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A member of a booster club.
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A booster dose.

When did you get your last tetanus booster?

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(linguistics) A term that serves to amplify or strengthen an utterance, such as "really".
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A booster shot.
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The first stage of a multistage rocket that provides the thrust for liftoff and the initial flight.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
booster
Plural:
boosters