booster

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noun boost·er \ˈbü-stər\

Definition of booster

  1. :  one that boosts: such asa :  an enthusiastic supporterb :  an auxiliary device for increasing force, power, pressure, or effectivenessc slang :  shoplifterd :  a radio-frequency amplifier for a radio or television receiving sete :  the first stage of a multistage rocket providing thrust for the launching and the initial part of the flightf :  a substance or dose used to renew or increase the effect of a drug or immunizing agent; especially :  booster shot

Examples of booster in a Sentence

  1. These exercises are real metabolism boosters.

  2. Music is my favorite mood booster.

  3. A sincere compliment can be a true confidence booster.

  4. The university has a number of wealthy boosters who contribute generously each year.

  5. a new design for rocket boosters

1888

First Known Use of booster

1888


Medical Dictionary

booster

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noun boost·er \ˈbü-stər\

Medical Definition of booster

  1. :  a substance or dose used to renew or increase the effect of a drug or immunizing agent: such asa (1):  booster shot (2):  booster doseb:  synergist 1 a chemical acting as a booster to sulfa drugs





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