bootstrap program

UK [ˈbuːtstræp ˌprəʊɡræm] / US [ˈbutstræp ˌproʊɡræm] noun [countable]
Word forms "bootstrap program":
singular bootstrap program plural bootstrap programs computing
a program that makes a computer's operating system start working

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