Boost can refer to:


cience, technology and mathematics

* Automotive:
** Boost, positive manifold pressure in cars, see turbocharger#Boost threshold.
*** a loose term for turbo or supercharger
** A slang term meaning to start a vehicle, see jump start (vehicle)
* Lorentz boost, a type of Lorentz transformation
* The boost phase of the flight of a ballistic missile is the first phase, in which it is lifted and accelerated by a rocket
* An electrical circuit variation of a DC to DC converter, which increases (Boosts) the voltage.

Computer science and engineering

* Boost C++ Libraries, a set of free peer-reviewed portable C++ libraries
* Boosting, a technique used in machine learning algorithms
* Boost converter, a type of power supply

Food and drink

* Boost (health food), a chocolate flavored drink produced by GlaxoSmithKline
* Boost (chocolate), a chocolate bar produced by Cadbury
* Boost (drink) An Energy Drink from the UK
* Boost (retail outlet), a fresh juice outlet in Australia
* Boost (beverage) A nutritional energy beverage from Novartis


* Boost Mobile, a division of Nextel Communications and Telecom New Zealand
* To boost, a slang term referring to theft
* To boost, to strengthen, elevate, or promote something; see booster
* Boost it, a slang term which means, quickly go somewhere
* Boost (comics), a Marvel Comics character

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  • boost — [n1] increase addition, advance, breakthrough, expansion, hike, improvement, increment, jump, lift, raise, rise, step up, up, upgrade, wax; concepts 700,780 Ant. blow, decrease, hindrance, setback boost [n2] encouragement aid, assistance, backup …   New thesaurus

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  • boost — ☆ boost [bo͞ost ] vt. [< ?] 1. to raise by or as by a push from behind or below; push up 2. to urge others to support; promote [to boost a program] 3. to make higher or greater; increase in amount, power, etc. [to boost taxes, boost electric… …   English World dictionary

  • Boost — (b[=oo]st), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Boosted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Boosting}.] [Cf. {Boast}, v. i.] To lift or push from behind (one who is endeavoring to climb); to push up; hence, to assist in overcoming obstacles, or in making advancement. [Colloq. U …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Boost — (b[=oo]st), n. A push from behind, as to one who is endeavoring to climb; help. [Colloq. U. S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Boost — Boost, Johann Adam, geb. 1775 in Aschaffenburg, ging 1793 nach Paris, ward Mitglied des Nationalconvents, trat in die Rheinarmee ein, lebte dann als Forstmeister u. später bei der Generalcontrôle beschäftigt, in darmstädtischen Diensten; in… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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