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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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Francis County; Boot Strap Award, Phillips County Museum, Phillips County; Promotional Award, Paragould Regional Chamber of Commerce, Greene County and city of Dyess, Mississippi County; Outstanding Member Award, Sheila Mangrum, Greene County; Cultural Heritage Award, Northem Ohio School, Parkin Archeological State Park, Cross County; and Tourism Person of the Year Award, Robin McClendon, Drew County.
A self-proclaimed compost enthusiast, Lindow, however, is proud of the district's ability to produce quality compost in what he still sometimes refers to as a "boot strap" operation.
The modules incorporate a three-phase inverter power stage with a SOI (Silicon-On-Insulator) gate driver, boot strap diodes and capacitors, and auxiliary circuitry in a compact, fully isolated package.
Additionally, the UCC28221 has a 110V start-up device that removes the need for an external trickle charge boot strap resistor.
She was getting infection after infection and she scared the living daylights out of us a few times, but she'd pull herself up by her boot straps each time.
'And these boys, people like Don Jazzy and Dbanj, pulled their own boot straps without any former training.
It wasn't easy running back up the hill with my boot straps and laces whipping about my ankles.
But one way or another I managed to pull myself up by the boot straps and get through life, get a degree in youth work and get a job."
In organization we probably can pull ourselves up by our own boot straps but in financials, we will need the resources of the high finance centers like New York, London, and Shanghai.
BILL Quay are gradually hauling themselves up by the boot straps after a run of three successive defeats in May left them staring into the relegation abyss.
He pulled up the party by its boot straps from a derisory representation at Westminster to 62 Members.