Booster

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Noun

Booster (plural Boosters)
  1. Something that boosts.
  2. The first stage of a multistage rocket that provides the thrust for liftoff and the initial flight
  3. Someone who is a fan or supporter of something.
  4. A member of a booster club.
  5. A booster dose.
    When did you get your last tetanus booster?
  6. (military) An auxiliary or initial propulsion system which travels with a missile or aircraft and which may or may not separate from the parent craft when its impulse has been delivered. A booster system may contain, or consist of, one or more units.
  7. (military) A high-explosive element sufficiently sensitive so as to be actuated by small explosive elements in a fuze or primer and powerful enough to cause detonation of the main explosive filling.

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