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Meaning of BOOSTER

Pronunciation:  'boostur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an additional dose that makes sure the first dose was effective
  2. [n]  the first stage of a multistage rocket
  3. [n]  a thief who steals goods that are in a store
  4. [n]  someone who is an active supporter and advocate
  5. [n]  a person who backs a politician or a team etc.; "all their supporters came out for the game"; "they are friends of the library"

BOOSTER is a 7 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: admirer, booster dose, booster rocket, booster shot, booster unit, champion, friend, lifter, multistage rocket, plugger, promoter, protagonist, recall dose, shoplifter, supporter, takeoff booster, takeoff rocket
 See Also: adman, advertiser, advertizer, advocate, advocator, anglophil, anglophile, barker, believer, Boswell, Confederate, convert, dose, endorser, enthusiast, exponent, Francophil, Francophile, free trader, functionalist, Graecophile, Jacobite, loyalist, mainstay, maintainer, New Dealer, partisan, partizan, philhellene, philhellenist, pillar, proponent, ratifier, rocket, rocket engine, Roundhead, seconder, Shavian, stalwart, stealer, subscriber, sustainer, sympathiser, sympathizer, thief, toaster, truster, upholder, verifier, voucher, wassailer, well-wisher, Whig



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Boost"er\, n. (Elec.)
An instrument for regulating the electro-motive force in an
alternating-current circuit; -- so called because used to
``boost'', or raise, the pressure in the circuit.

Computing Dictionary

A data-parallel language.

"The Booster Language", E. Paalvast, TR PL 89-ITI-B-18, Inst voor Toegepaste Informatica TNO, Delft, 1989.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: adherent, admirer, amateur, antitoxin, applauder, appreciator, bag, bang, blind, body snatcher, bonnet, booster amplifiers, booster dose, booster rocket, booster shot, boosters, buff, capper, chicken thief, claqueur, collector, commender, communication satellite, Comsat, con man, crook, deck, den of thieves, devotee, dilettante, dose, draft, dropping, drug packet, embezzler, encomiast, eulogist, eulogizer, extoller, fan, fancier, filcher, fix, follower, ganef, ghoul, grafter, grave robber, groupie, hit, hypodermic, hypodermic injection, idolater, idolizer, injection, inoculation, Intelsat, jet injection, jewel thief, land pirate, land shark, land-grabber, larcener, larcenist, lauder, lifter, mainlining, multistage rocket, narcotic injection, narcotic shot, overdose, panegyrist, peculator, petty thief, pilferer, plugger, poacher, popping, portion, potion, praiser, promoter, prowler, puffer, purloiner, relay links, robber, rooter, scrounger, shill, shooting up, shoplifter, shot, single-stage rocket, skin-popping, sneak thief, stealer, step rocket, stick, stratovision, swindler, Syncom, Telstar, thief, three-stage rocket, tout, touter, vaccination, vaccine, votary, white-collar thief, worshiper