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- noun An area of a disk having information for loading the operating system that is needed to start a computer.
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- noun computing A dedicated
blockusually at the beginning (first block on first track) of a storage medium that holds special data used to start a system. Some systems use a boot block of several physical sectors, while some use only one boot sector. Other manufacturers use the terms boot block and boot sector interchangeably.
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boot + block
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