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English → English (WordNet) Definition: booster dose booster dose n : an additional dose that makes sure the first dose was effective [syn: booster, booster shot, recall dose]
English → English (gcide) Definition: booster dose Booster \Boost"er\ (b[=oo]st"[~e]r), n. 1. (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. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. an enthusiastic supporter. [PJC] 3. the first stage of a multistage rocket, providing all or part of the driving force at lift-off and until the second stage ignites, whether or not the booster stage is detached after the fuel is spent. Also called booster rocket . In some cases, a booster has been used to assist the takeoff of airplanes. [PJC] 4. (Med.) an immunizing medication given after an initial immunizing treatment, to provide increased or extended immunity. Also called booster dose. When in the form of an injection, it may be called a booster shot. [PJC] 5. any auxiliary device or part of a device to provide increased power, force, or effectiveness, as with a pumping device. [PJC] 6. (Mil.) an explosive charge which is more powerful than a primer, used in conjunction with a primer to assure detonation of the main charge. Integrated blasting caps containing separate compartments for primer and booster are used as detonators for certain explosives. [PJC]


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