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Bolt (IPA: /ˈboʊɫt/)


Bolt (n.)

A shaft or missile intended to be shot from a crossbow or catapult, esp. a short, stout, blunt-headed arrow; a quarrel; an arrow, or that which resembles an arrow; a dart.

Bolt (n.)

Lightning; a thunderbolt.

Bolt (n.)

A strong pin, of iron or other material, used to fasten or hold something in place, often having a head at one end and screw thread cut upon the other end.

Bolt (n.)

A sliding catch, or fastening, as for a door or gate; the portion of a lock which is shot or withdrawn by the action of the key.

Bolt (n.)

An iron to fasten the legs of a prisoner; a shackle; a fetter.

Bolt (n.)

A compact package or roll of cloth, as of canvas or silk, often containing about forty yards.

Bolt (n.)

A bundle, as of oziers.

Bolt (v. t.)

To shoot; to discharge or drive forth.

Bolt (v. t.)

To utter precipitately; to blurt or throw out.

Bolt (v. t.)

To swallow without chewing; as, to bolt food.

Bolt (v. t.)

To refuse to support, as a nomination made by a party to which one has belonged or by a caucus in which one has taken part.

Bolt (v. t.)

To cause to start or spring forth; to dislodge, as conies, rabbits, etc.

Bolt (v. t.)

To fasten or secure with, or as with, a bolt or bolts, as a door, a timber, fetters; to shackle; to restrain.

Bolt (v. i.)

To start forth like a bolt or arrow; to spring abruptly; to come or go suddenly; to dart; as, to bolt out of the room.

Bolt (v. i.)

To strike or fall suddenly like a bolt.

Bolt (v. i.)

To spring suddenly aside, or out of the regular path; as, the horse bolted.

Bolt (v. i.)

To refuse to support a nomination made by a party or a caucus with which one has been connected; to break away from a party.

Bolt (adv.)

In the manner of a bolt; suddenly; straight; unbendingly.

Bolt (v. i.)

A sudden spring or start; a sudden spring aside; as, the horse made a bolt.

Bolt (v. i.)

A sudden flight, as to escape creditors.

Bolt (v. i.)

A refusal to support a nomination made by the party with which one has been connected; a breaking away from one's party.

Bolt (v. t.)

To sift or separate the coarser from the finer particles of, as bran from flour, by means of a bolter; to separate, assort, refine, or purify by other means.

Bolt (v. t.)

To separate, as if by sifting or bolting; -- with out.

Bolt (v. t.)

To discuss or argue privately, and for practice, as cases at law.

Bolt (n.)

A sieve, esp. a long fine sieve used in milling for bolting flour and meal; a bolter.

Bolt

Cylindrical fastener with an external thread intended to be used together with a nut

Bolt

Unit of fabric measurement

Bolt

Mechanical part of a firearm

Bolt

2008 animated Disney film

Bolt

Disney character

Bolt Synonyms

Slap, Smack, Slapdash, Bang

Bolt Synonyms

Stiffly, Rigidly

Bolt Synonyms

Dash

Bolt Synonyms

Deadbolt

Bolt Synonyms

Thunderbolt, Bolt Of Lightning

Bolt Synonyms

Run Off, Go Off, Decamp, Make Off, Absquatulate, Abscond

Bolt Synonyms

Gobble, Gobble Up

Bolt Synonyms

Run Out, Beetle Off, Run Off, Bolt Out

Bolt (Last Name / Surname)

Bolt is the #4,726 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 7,504 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Bolt in Spanish is Tornillo

Tagalog Translation

Bolt in Tagalog is Kandado

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [pushes his way forward wearing a lightning bolt hat] Pardon me! Best friend comin' through! Go, McQueen! WOOHOO!!" - Cars 3

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A fool's bolt is soon shot." - Foolishness

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Arrestment, sudden really as a bolt out of the blue has hit strange victims." - Sky

Example Sentence (Quote)

" There's no truck that I know that can keep in Bolt and Rhino!" - Bolt (2008 film)


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