Definition of Boost up

1. Verb. Push upward. "She pushed up her children when the policeman came by"

Generic synonyms: Push Up



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Boost Up

boortree
boortrees
booru
boos
boose
boosed
booser
boosers
booses
booshway
booshways
boosies
boosing
boost
boost up (current term)
boosted
booster
booster amplifier
booster cable
booster cables
booster club
booster dose
booster injection
booster response
booster rocket
booster shot
booster stations
booster unit
boosterish

Literary usage of Boost up

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Electric Lighting and Power Distribution: An Elementary Manual of Electrical by William Perren Maycock (1903)
"In charging the battery, the EMF of the boosters is in such a direction as to boost-up or increase the PD across the cells due to the generators. ..."

2. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
"... the shunt field circuit, the voltage tends to drop below six volts, but as soon as this drop starts the points "A" close again and boost up the voltage. ..."

3. In & Around the Grand Canyon: the Grand canyon of the Colorado river in Arizona by George Wharton James (1900)
"... build up a standing place; get it as high as possible; then one of us stand on that to give the other a 'boost' up the rock to where, possibly, ..."

4. Kin O' Ktaadn: Verse Stories of the Plain Folk who are Keeping Bright the by Holman Day (1904)
"They boost up the sun and they pry off the "lid Of the old iron pot where the beans have been hid. Sing hey foo loo lap tarr, O ! Go hunt where ye will, ..."

5. Every-day English: A Sequel to "Words and Their Uses" by Richard Grant White, ( (1908)
"“ If so be now I ‘da got anybody to give me a boost up she'd take me right off the reel.'” (Chap. xxvi. ..."

6. The Chief American Poets: Selected Poems by Bryant, Poe, Emerson, Longfellow by Curtis Hidden Page (1905)
"... Xut wut '11 boost up ary party. Here 'a hell broke loose, an' we lay flat With half the ..."

7. The Principles of Electrical Engineering and Their Application by Gisbert Kapp (1919)
"The apparatus can thus boost up or down and if the rotor is fixed in some intermediate position the amount of boost in either direction can be adjusted to ..."

8. Electric Lighting and Power Distribution: An Elementary Manual of Electrical by William Perren Maycock (1903)
"In charging the battery, the EMF of the boosters is in such a direction as to boost-up or increase the PD across the cells due to the generators. ..."

9. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
"... the shunt field circuit, the voltage tends to drop below six volts, but as soon as this drop starts the points "A" close again and boost up the voltage. ..."

10. In & Around the Grand Canyon: the Grand canyon of the Colorado river in Arizona by George Wharton James (1900)
"... build up a standing place; get it as high as possible; then one of us stand on that to give the other a 'boost' up the rock to where, possibly, ..."

11. Kin O' Ktaadn: Verse Stories of the Plain Folk who are Keeping Bright the by Holman Day (1904)
"They boost up the sun and they pry off the "lid Of the old iron pot where the beans have been hid. Sing hey foo loo lap tarr, O ! Go hunt where ye will, ..."

12. Every-day English: A Sequel to "Words and Their Uses" by Richard Grant White, ( (1908)
"“ If so be now I ‘da got anybody to give me a boost up she'd take me right off the reel.'” (Chap. xxvi. ..."

13. The Chief American Poets: Selected Poems by Bryant, Poe, Emerson, Longfellow by Curtis Hidden Page (1905)
"... Xut wut '11 boost up ary party. Here 'a hell broke loose, an' we lay flat With half the ..."

14. The Principles of Electrical Engineering and Their Application by Gisbert Kapp (1919)
"The apparatus can thus boost up or down and if the rotor is fixed in some intermediate position the amount of boost in either direction can be adjusted to ..."

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