boot up

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boot up (third-person singular simple present boots up, present participle booting up, simple past and past participle booted up)

  1. (transitive) To start a computer using its bootstrap procedure
  2. (intransitive, of a computer) To start, using its bootstrap procedure.
    It takes a couple of minutes for the computer to boot up.

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