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booster

1. A thief, especially a shoplifter. Mall security just brought in another booster with some loot from one of the department stores.
2. A supporter of someone or something in particular. I'm a booster for that plucky young upstart, not the incumbent mayor.

booster

1. n. a shoplifter. The cops hauled in two boosters by noon.
2. n. a supporter (of someone or some cause). I’m a booster of lots of good causes.
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Definition of Booster Seat ASTM F2640-17 1 defines a booster seat as a juvenile chair, which is placed on an adult chair to elevate a child to standard dining table height.
It is also very important to note that all pipework should be sized as normal, irrespective of whether a booster is being used, aiming for just a 1 mbar pressure drop between the gas supply meter and the appliance.
This can be overcome by either using a booster motor variable speed drive/soft start or installing an anti-surge reservoir upstream of the booster.
This gives the site the freedom to be able to put across the pros and cons of a booster in a truthful manner without getting influenced by any particular manufacturer.
After four or five years of buckling and unbuckling their child in a 5-point harness carseat, parents can't wait until the day when that child graduates to a booster, a backless or highback seat that is supposed to position their precious cargo so that he fits properly in the seat using the vehicle's seat belt.
They concluded that it is possible to design a booster seat that will properly fit a child and that will fit in most current vehicles.
"I think a booster club is a terrific revenue stream," says Pete Bryden, associate director for ESPN The Magazine Coaches Fundraising Program.
"It may be a school mom or a booster president that may or may not be elected," adds Bryden.
"Our fund-raising program is status quo whether it's a Boy Scout group, church group, or a booster club," says Ellenberger, whose company is introducing two new items for the fall season: a purple tulip called Purple Passion and another rock garden variety tulip, Holland Charms.
On the conceptual level, a booster club should exist to help raise funds for the athletic program.
Obviously, these decisions are totally outside the purview of a booster club and cannot be tolerated.
Special support for some teams and not for others may be another manifestation of private agendas within a booster club.
A booster club might set a goal a little higher than they can realistically achieve.
Although various kinds of boosters clubs exist in our high schools, the prevailing practice is to have a booster club for each sport.
As with any organization, the success and effectiveness of a booster club lies with the officers and key people.