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Booster may refer to:

Amusement rides


Arts, entertainment, and media


Fictional characters


Other uses in arts, entertainment, and media


Science and technology

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

Other uses

  • Booster, someone who is a member of a booster club
  • Booster, someone who engages in boosterism
  • Booster, someone who engages in theft, specifically to resell robbed goods
  • Booster seat, a type of child car seat designed to properly position the vehicle's seat belt
  • Faxe Kondi Booster and Booster Blue, Danish energy drinks

See also