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  • A loop of leather or other material sewn at the side or top rear of a boot to help in pulling the boot on.
  • (computing) The process by which the operating system of a computer is loaded into its memory
  • (computing) The process necessary to compile the tools that will be used to compile the rest of the system or program.
  • (computing) to load the operating system into the memory of a computer. Usually shortened to boot. (see pull oneself up by one's bootstraps)
  • (computing) To compile the tools that will be used to compile the rest of the system or program.
         Bootstrapping means building the GNU C Library, GNU Compiler Collection and several other key system programs.
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia



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