booster vs champion what difference

what is difference between booster and champion

English

Etymology

boost +‎ -er

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈbustɚ/

Noun

booster (plural boosters)

  1. Something that boosts.
  2. The first stage of a multistage rocket that provides the thrust for liftoff and the initial flight
  3. A motor-generator set used for voltage regulation in direct current electrical power circuits.
  4. Someone who is a fan or supporter of something.
    • 2012, The Economist, Lexington: A fiscal hawk, grounded
      Nor is his district quite the Democratic bastion boosters describe: voters there narrowly backed Barack Obama in 2008, but voted for Mr Bush by a hefty margin in 2004.
  5. Someone who promotes a town or business
  6. A member of a booster club.
  7. A booster dose.
    When did you get your last tetanus booster?
  8. (linguistics) A term that serves to amplify or strengthen an utterance, such as “really”.
  9. (video games) A power-up item.
  10. (gaming) A package of cards or figurines designed to add to a player’s collection.
  11. (slang) A thief.
    The security guard captured two boosters before they could exit the retail store.

Derived terms

  • booster bag
  • booster cable
  • booster club
  • booster dose
  • booster injection
  • boosterish
  • booster seat
  • booster shot

Translations

Anagrams

  • Booters, Boteros, booters, reboost, reboots

Spanish

Noun

booster m (plural boosters)

  1. booster


English

Etymology

From Middle English champioun, from Old French champion, from Medieval Latin campio (combatant in a duel, champion), from Frankish *kampijō (fighter), from Proto-West Germanic *kampijō (combat soldier), a derivative of Proto-West Germanic *kampijan (to battle, to campaign), itself a derivative of Proto-West Germanic *kamp (battlefield, battle), ultimately a borrowing in Proto-West-Germanic from Latin campus (a field, a plain, a place of action).

Pronunciation

  • (General American, Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈtʃæmpiən/

Noun

champion (plural champions)

  1. An ongoing winner in a game or contest.
  2. Someone who is chosen to represent a group of people in a contest.
  3. Someone who fights for a cause or status.
    Synonym: paladin
    • 2012, Sue Watling, ‎Jim Rogers, Social Work in a Digital Society (page 34)
      Specific outcomes from this policy included the appointment of a Digital Champion to drive forward the efforts to get more of the excluded to be included.
  4. Someone who fights on another’s behalf.

Hyponyms

  • championess

Derived terms

  • championess

Descendants

Translations

Adjective

champion (not comparable)

  1. (attributive) Acting as a champion; having defeated all one’s competitors.
  2. (attributive) Excellent; beyond compare.
  3. (predicative, Ireland, Britain, dialect) Excellent; brilliant; superb; deserving of high praise.

Related terms

  • championship

Translations

Verb

champion (third-person singular simple present champions, present participle championing, simple past and past participle championed)

  1. (transitive) To promote, advocate, or act as a champion for (a cause, etc.).
  2. (obsolete, transitive) To challenge.

Translations

References

  • John A. Simpson and Edward S. C. Weiner, editors (1989), “champion”, in The Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd edition, Oxford: Clarendon Press, →ISBN.
  • champion in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • champion in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • champion at OneLook Dictionary Search

French

Etymology

From Old French champion, from Medieval Latin or Late Latin campiō, campiōnem (champion, fighter), from Frankish *kampijō, from Proto-Germanic *kampijô, based on Latin campus (level ground).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʃɑ̃.pjɔ̃/

Noun

champion m (plural champions)

  1. champion

Derived terms

  • champion du monde
  • championnat
  • championner

Related terms

  • champ

Descendants

  • Czech: šampión
  • Slovak: šampión
  • Turkish: şampiyon

Further reading

  • “champion” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Middle English

Noun

champion

  1. Alternative form of champioun

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