Definition of Bolt in English :
Define Bolt in English
Bolt meaning in English
Meaning of Bolt in English
Pronunciation of Bolt in English
Bolt pronunciation in English
Pronounce Bolt in Englishsee synonyms of bolt
a discharge of lightning accompanied by thunder
a sliding bar in a breech-loading firearm that ejects an empty cartridge and replaces it and closes the breech
4. bolt, dash
the act of moving with great haste
Example Sentences:'he made a dash for the door'
a roll of cloth or wallpaper of a definite length
a screw that screws into a nut to form a fastener
a sudden abandonment (as from a political party)
move or jump suddenly
Example Sentences:'She bolted from her seat'
secure or lock with a bolt
Example Sentences:'bolt the door'
run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along
Example Sentences:'The thief made off with our silver''the accountant absconded with the cash from the safe'
leave suddenly and as if in a hurry
Example Sentences:'The listeners bolted when he discussed his strange ideas''When she started to tell silly stories, I ran out'
13. bolt, gobble
eat hastily without proper chewing
Example Sentences:'Don't bolt your food!'
make or roll into bolts
Example Sentences:'bolt fabric'
in a rigid manner
Example Sentences:'the body was rigidly erect''he sat bolt upright'
Example Sentences:'he ran bang into the pole''ran slap into her'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.
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