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bootstrapping

[′büt‚strap·iŋ]
(electronics)
A technique for lifting a generator circuit above ground by a voltage value derived from its own output signal.
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NASDAQ:SSTI) today announced the availability of a Boot-Strap Loader (BSL) demo kit to accompany its newly-enhanced SuperFlash(R)-based FlashFlex51(TM) family of 8-bit, 8051-compatible microcontrollers, also announced today(1).
Expecting people in places like Merthyr or Blaenau Gwent to pull themselves up by their boot-straps or get on the next bus to find work, without anything like the public investment Cardiff has enjoyed is unrealistic and naive.
Everton are such a big club it also tends to get a bit overlooked that since taking over he has really lifted the club up by its boot-straps.
Everton are such a big club it also tends to get a bit overlooked that, since taking over, he has really lifted the club up by its boot-straps.
The split between the two great powers in racing is hard on Mulhern because she has set about pulling Goffs up by its boot-straps since taking over as chairman at the start of the year.
Pull yourself up by the boot-straps, consider it a learning experience, and start back at square one.
In Birmingham, it risks undoing all the great strides that have been made to pull up its image by the boot-straps.
The work hard, save well, pull yourself up by your boot-straps philosophy of the British people was sabotaged.