HyperDic: bolt

English > 16 senses of the word bolt:
NOUNphenomenonbolt, thunderbolt, bolt of lightninga discharge of lightning accompanied by thunder
artifactbolta sliding bar in a breech-loading firearm that ejects an empty cartridge and replaces it and closes the breech
artifactbolt, deadboltthe part of a lock that is engaged or withdrawn with a key
actbolt, dashthe act of moving with great haste
artifactbolta roll of cloth or wallpaper of a definite length
artifactbolta screw that screws into a nut to form a fastener
actbolta sudden abandonment (as from a political party)
VERBmotionboltmove or jump suddenly
contactboltsecure or lock with a bolt
consumptionboltswallow hastily
motionbolt, abscond, absquatulate, decamp, run off, go off, make offrun away
motionbolt, run off, run out, bolt out, beetle offleave suddenly and as if in a hurry / hurry
consumptionbolt, gobbleeat hastily without proper chewing
changeboltmake or roll into bolts
ADVERBallbolt, rigidly, stifflyin a rigid manner
allbolt, bang, slap, slapdash, smackdirectly
bolt > pronunciation
Soundsbow'lt
Rhymescolt / Colt ... volt: 9 rhymes with owlt...
English > bolt: 16 senses > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningA discharge of lightning accompanied by thunder.
Synonymsthunderbolt, bolt of lightning
Broaderlightningabrupt electric discharge from cloud to cloud or from cloud to earth accompanied by the emission of light
Spanishrayo, trueno
Catalantro
English > bolt: 16 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA sliding bar in a breech-loading firearm that ejects an empty cartridge and replaces it and closes the breech.
Part ofrifleA shoulder firearm with a long barrel and a rifled bore
BroaderbarA rigid piece of metal or wood
English > bolt: 16 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningThe part of a lock that is engaged or withdrawn with a key.
Synonymdeadbolt
Part oflockA fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed
Narrowersafety bolt, safety lockA bolt that cannot be moved from outside the door or gate
BroaderbarA rigid piece of metal or wood
Spanishcerrojo
Verbsboltsecure or lock with a bolt
English > bolt: 16 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of moving with great haste.
Synonymdash
Broaderhaste, hurry, rush, rushingThe act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
Spanishfuga precipitada, salida repentina
Verbsboltmove or jump suddenly
English > bolt: 16 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA roll of cloth or wallpaper of a definite length.
BroaderrollAnything rolled ... / rolled up in cylindrical form
English > bolt: 16 senses > noun 6, artifact
MeaningA screw that screws into a nut to form a fastener.
Part ofnut and boltA fastener made by screwing a nut onto a threaded bolt
PartsclinchThe flattened part of a nail or bolt or rivet
headA projection out from one end
shankcylinder forming the part of a bolt between the thread and the head
Narrowercarriage boltA roundheaded bolt for timber / timber / timber
expansion boltA bolt that has an attachment that expands as the bolt is driven into a surface
kingbolt, kingpin, swivel pinbolt that provides a steering joint in a motor vehicle
machine boltA bolt with a square or hexagonal head on one end and a threaded shaft on the other end
stove boltA small machine bolt
BroaderscrewA fastener with a tapered threaded shank and a slotted head
Spanishperno, tornillo
Catalanpern
English > bolt: 16 senses > noun 7, act
MeaningA sudden abandonment (as from a political party).
Categorypolitics, political science, governmentThe study of government of states and other political units
Broaderabandonment, forsaking, desertionThe act of giving something up
Spanishfuga
Catalanfuga
Verbsboltrun away
English > bolt: 16 senses > adverb 1
MeaningIn a rigid manner.
Example "he sat bolt upright"
Synonymsrigidly, stiffly
Spanishrígidamente
Catalanrígidament
English > bolt: 16 senses > adverb 2
Meaningdirectly.
Synonymsbang, slap, slapdash, smack
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishde cabeza, de lleno, directamente, directo
English > bolt: 16 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove or jump suddenly.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
Example"She bolted from her seat"
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Nounsboltthe act of moving with great haste
English > bolt: 16 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningSecure or lock with a bolt.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"bolt the door"
BroaderlockFasten with a lock
Oppositeunboltundo the bolt of
Catalanpassar el forrellat
Nounsboltthe part of a lock that is engaged or withdrawn with a key
English > bolt: 16 senses > verb 3, consumption
Meaningswallow hastily.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderswallow, get downpass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking
Spanishapurar, engullir
English > bolt: 16 senses > verb 4, motion
Meaningrun away; usually includes taking something or somebody along.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsabscond, absquatulate, decamp, run off, go off, make off
Narrowerlevantrun off without paying a debt
Broaderflee, fly, take flightrun away quickly
Spanishescapar, esfumarse, fugarse
Catalanfugir
Nounsbolta sudden abandonment (as from a political party)
English > bolt: 16 senses > verb 5, motion
MeaningLeave suddenly and as if in a hurry / hurry.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example"The listeners bolted when he discussed his strange ideas"
Synonymsrun off, run out, bolt out, beetle off
Broaderleave, go forth, go awaygo away from a place
English > bolt: 16 senses > verb 6, consumption
MeaningEat hastily without proper chewing.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey bolt more bread
Example"Don't bolt your food!"
Synonymgobble
Broadereattake in solid food
Spanishdevorar, engullir, tragar, zamparse
Catalancruspir-se, devorar, empassar se, engolir
English > bolt: 16 senses > verb 7, change
Meaningmake or roll into bolts.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"bolt fabric"
Broaderroll up, furlform into a cylinder by rolling
Spanishbobinar
Catalanbobinar

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