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1. Computing: See booting.
2. Law: Money or other consideration paid to compensate for an unfair exchange.
3. Taxation: Money or property the inclusion of which converts a non-taxable exchange into a taxable one, to the extent of its fair market value or the gain realized on transfer.

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You need to be able to boot your computer quickly if it is acting up and you need to work on something right then.
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The computer would not boot and it took us a long time before we could actually find the files we needed for the deal.
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You may need to give someone the boot if they are always causing problems or never show up to work on time.
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