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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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Elder and Thomas present a self-empowered, boot-strap approach to succeeding in society.
It was a tremendous speech about the widening gap between the rich and the poor, and all the things we know are classically associated with the Munoz Marin boot-strap model of industrialization by invitation.
The economic recovery is a boot-strap, ground-up effort for all of us, and it begins with stronger local communities.
We will produce modular open source proto-applications that demonstrate the algorithms and programming techniques developed in the project, to help boot-strap the creation of genuine exascale codes.
The event still has a few spots for sponsors who will benefit from their alliance with Growing Place's grass roots, boot-strap mission and from the knowledge that they are helping their community to become more self-reliant.
Oregon can boot-strap itself up from being the poster child for the many cash-strapped states across the nation.
The ADP1850 controller's high-level of integration includes a start-up linear regulator and a boot-strap diode for the high-side drive, which is ideal for high-density designs.
We ll be making the case in Ottawa that we need to continue to boot-strap the research and drive ideas to commercialization, so that Canada continues to be a leader in digital media, and doesn t instead fall behind," explained Salvini.
Additionally, he founded and led Sequel Imaging (computer peripherals) and achieved growth through boot-strap financing until the acquisition of Sequel by a Swiss company.
Included among these tool additions are the company's second generation Boot-Strap Loader (BSL) demo kit with enhanced Windows software, as well as SST's new FlashFlex51 SoftICE (software in-circuit emulator), a software utility that offers true in-circuit emulation capabilities through a popular third-party Windows monitor interface without requiring additional on-chip peripheral circuits and external components.