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bolt

 
Adverbial bolt has 2 senses
  1. rigidly, stiffly, bolt - in a rigid manner; "the body was rigidly erect"; "ge sat bolt upright"
  2. bang, slap, slapdash, smack, bolt - directly; "he ran bang into the pole"; "ran slap into her"
Noun bolt has 7 senses
  1. thunderbolt, bolt, bolt of lightning - a discharge of lightning accompanied by thunder
    --1 is a kind of lightning
  2. bolt - a sliding bar in a breech-loading firearm that ejects an empty cartridge and replaces it and closes the breech
    --2 is a kind of
    bar
    --2 is a part of rifle
  3. bolt, deadbolt - the part of a lock that is engaged or withdrawn with a key
    --3 is a kind of bar
    --3 is a part of lock
    --3 has particulars: safety bolt, safety lock
    Derived form: verb bolt2
  4. dash, bolt - the act of moving with great haste; "he made a dash for the door"
    --4 is a kind of haste, hurry, rush, rushing
    Derived form: verb bolt1
  5. bolt - a roll of cloth or wallpaper of a definite length
    --5 is a kind of
    roll
  6. bolt - a screw that screws into a nut to form a fastener
    --6 is a kind of
    screw
    --6 is a part of nut and bolt
    --6 has part: clinch; head; shank
    --6 has particulars:
     carriage bolt; expansion bolt; kingbolt, kingpin, swivel pin; machine bolt; stove bolt
  7. bolt - a sudden abandonment (as from a political party)
    --7 is a kind of
    abandonment, forsaking, desertion
    Derived form: verb bolt4
Verb bolt has 7 senses
  1. bolt - move or jump suddenly; "She bolted from her seat"
    --1 is one way to
    move
    Derived form: noun bolt4
    Sample sentence:
    Something is ----ing PP
  2. bolt - secure or lock with a bolt; "bolt the door"
    --2 is one way to
    lock
    Antonyms: unbolt
    Derived form: noun bolt3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  3. bolt - swallow hastily
    --3 is one way to
    swallow, get down
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. abscond, bolt, absquatulate, decamp, run off, go off - run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along
    --4 is one way to flee, fly, take flight
    Derived form: noun bolt7
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  5. run off, run out, bolt, bolt out, beetle off - leave suddenly and as if in a hurry; "The listeners bolted when he discussed his strange ideas"; "When she started to tell silly stories, I ran out"
    --5 is one way to leave, go forth, go away
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  6. gobble, bolt - eat hastily without proper chewing; "Don't bolt your food!"
    --6 is one way to eat
    Sample sentence:
    They bolt more bread
  7. bolt - make or roll into bolts; "bolt fabric"
    --7 is one way to
    roll up, furl
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
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