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a strap that is looped and sewn to the top of a boot for pulling it on

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help oneself, often through improvised means

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Boot-strapping results when alpha particles, helium nuclei produced in the deuterium-tritium (DT) fusion process, deposit their energy in the DT fuel, rather than escaping.
Against many odds, Megan succeeded in boot-strapping the Nancy Drew franchise into one of the top selling game series of all time, and without the involvement of a major game publisher.
Low Icc also allows for a boot-strapping topology on high-side drive which eliminates the need for an auxiliary power supply and provides smaller storage capacitance.
Boot-strapping efforts such as a pre-season pre-order program have proved inadequate to help Wild Heaven Farm back to its fiscal feet.
Greenberg notes, "Our members, which include a significant number of boot-strapping start-ups, want to know how to build a successful team.