bootstrap n : a strap that is looped and sewn to the top of a boot for pulling it on v : help oneself, often through improvised means
- A loop of leather or other material sewn at the side or top rear of a boot to help in pulling the boot on.
- A means of advancing oneself or accomplishing something.
- He used his business experience as a bootstrap to win voters.
- The process by which the operating system of a computer is loaded into its memory
- The process necessary to compile the tools that will be used to compile the rest of the system or program.
a means of advancing oneself or accomplishing something
- French: amorçage
the process by which the operating system of a computer is loaded into its memory
the process necessary to compile the tools that will be used to compile the rest of the system or program
- To help (oneself) without the aid of others.
- She spent years bootstrapping herself through college.
- to load the operating system into the memory of a computer. Usually shortened to boot.
- To compile the tools
that will be used to compile the rest of the system or program.
- Bootstrapping means building the GNU C Library, GNU Compiler Collection and several other key system programs.http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/handbook/handbook-x86.xml?part=1&chap=6
to help (oneself) without the aid of others
to load the operating system
to compile the tools that will be used to compile the rest of the system or program
- Bulgarian: зареждам (Is this for "start up" or "kick"?)
- ttbc Chinese: (长统靴的) 拔靴带 (cháng tǒng xuē de) (bá xuē dài)
- ttbc Dutch: opstarten
- ttbc French: amorcer
- ttbc German: Stiefelriemen
- Portuguese: desenrascar
- ttbc Romanian: butare (slang comp)
Bootstrapping or Bootstrap may refer to:
- Bootstrapping (business), to start a business without external help/capital
- Bootstrapping (computing), the process of a simple system activating a more complicated system that serves the same purpose
- Bootstrapping (compilers), writing a compiler for a computer language using the language itself
- Bootstrapping (electronics), a form of positive feedback in analog circuit design.
- Bootstrapping (finance), the method to create the spot rate curve.
- Bootstrapping (law), a rule preventing hearsay in conspiracy cases.
- Bootstrapping (linguistics), a theory of language acquisition.
- Bootstrapping (statistics), a resampling technique used to obtain estimates of summary statistics.
- Bootstrap model, in physics, using very general consistency criteria to determine the form of a quantum theory from some assumptions on the spectrum of particles
- Operation Bootstrap ("Operación Manos a la Obra"), ambitious projects which industrialized Puerto Rico in the mid-20th century
- Boostrap transaction or leveraged buyout, gaining control of a majority of a target company's equity through the use of borrowed money or debt
bootstrap in German: Bootstrapping
bootstrap in Spanish: Bootstrapping
bootstrap in Persian: بوتاسترپینگ
bootstrap in French: Bootstrap
bootstrap in Korean: 부트스트랩
bootstrap in Italian: Bootstrap
bootstrap in Hebrew: Bootstrapping
bootstrap in Japanese: ブートストラップ
bootstrap in Polish: Bootstrap
bootstrap in Slovak: Bootstrap