1 the act of giving hope or support to someone [syn: encouragement]
3 the act of giving an upward push; "he gave her a boost over the fence"
2 give a boost to; be beneficial to; "The tax cut will boost the economy"
3 contribute to the progress or growth of; "I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom" [syn: promote, advance, further, encourage]
5 push or shove upward, as if from below or behind; "The singer had to be boosted onto the stage by a special contraption"
- Rhymes: -uːst
- A push from behind, as to one who is endeavoring to climb; help.
To lift or push from behind
Boost can refer to:
Science, technology and mathematics
- Lorentz boost, a type of Lorentz transformation
- The boost phase of the flight of a ballistic missile is the first phase, in which it is lifted and accelerated by a rocket
Computer science and engineering
Food and drink
boost in French: Boost
boost in Chinese: Boost
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