Booster

Booster may refer to:

In science and technology:

  • Booster (electric power), a motor-generator set used for voltage regulation in direct current electrical power circuits
  • Booster dose, or booster shot, in medicine, a vaccination given after a previous vaccination
  • Booster pump, a type of compressor
  • Booster (rocketry), used in space flight to provide or augment the main thrust in the initial phase of the rocket's flight
  • Launch vehicle, a satellite-launching rocket, sometimes informally referred to as a booster
  • Booster engine, extra cylinders on a steam locomotive, driving the trailing truck or a tender truck, to give more power on starting
  • Explosive booster, a bridge between a low energy explosive and a low sensitivity explosive
  • A co-channel repeater in broadcasting, used to improve signal strength
  • Vacuum servo or brake booster, a component in car braking systems
  • Pegasus Booster, a powered hang glider

In amusement park rides:

  • Booster (Fabbri ride), a pendulum ride manufactured by Fabbri
  • Booster (HUSS ride), a ride similar to Breakdance manufactured by HUSS Maschinenfabrik
  • Booster (KMG ride), a pendulum ride manufactured by KMG

In other uses:

  • Booster (movie character), a character in the animated television series Buzz Lightyear of Star Command
  • Booster (newspaper), a Chicago newspaper
  • Someone who engages in boosterism or is a member of a booster club
  • Someone who engages in shoplifting
  • Booster pack, a packaged set of collectable game cards or figurines that supplements the starter packs
  • Booster seat, a type of child car seat designed to properly position the vehicle's seat belt
  • A character in the video game Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
  • Booster, the Japanese name for the Pok√©mon Flareon

Other articles related to "booster":

SM-65D Atlas
... The right booster engine experienced problems at ignition, falling to only 40% of full thrust ... when the LOX drain valve failed to close, oxidizer spilled down the side of the booster and exploded on contact with the engine exhaust ... about 20 seconds before further explosions in the boattail section caused the right booster engine to separate from the Atlas ...
List Of Batman: The Brave And The Bold Characters - Villains - Madniks
... When Batman is shown fighting the Madniks, Booster Gold learns that they once fought Blue Beetle ... Booster Gold goes back in time where he ends up helping Blue Beetle fighting the Madniks when they break into S.T.A.R ... When Booster Gold shoots the Quark Pistol, it ends up knocking them out ...
List Of Batman: The Brave And The Bold Characters - Heroes - Booster Gold
... Booster aspires to be a famous hero, but has an ego problem ... kidnaps Skeets, he sacrifices his glory to save his only friend, and Booster ends up earning Batman's respect ... In "A Bat Divided!" Booster Gold and Skeets are on a game show trying to save Batman, and Booster gets all the answers to the riddles wrong, harming Batman ...
List Of Batman: The Brave And The Bold Characters - Villains - Riddler
... Both Batman and Booster Gold were trapped by him ... The Riddler started asking questions to Booster and for every wrong answer, Batman received an electric shock ... Unfortunately for Batman, Booster wasn't very good in answering the Riddler's questions, but luckily Batman managed to escape at the last moment and help ...
Sanity: Aiken's Artifact - "Booster Pack" Expansion
... SanityAiken's Artifact had the option to purchase/download add-on various "booster packs" from Monolith's website to unlock additional in-game ability cards, a concept inspired by Collectible ... Free "booster packs" were also included with various game magazine CD-ROMs shortly after the release of the game ...