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bolt 1

Inglés americano: /boʊlt/
Inglés británico: /bəʊlt/

noun

  • 2 2.1 (on door, window)
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • He reached through the hole in the door and slid the bolt on the inside.
    • To reduce the risk of wandering, put a slide bolt high on every door that leads to the outside or to a stairwell, or use a deadbolt that requires a key.
    • We quickly unload cases, leave them with our bags and personal belongings in the store room and lock the door with the sliding bolt and padlock.
    2.2 (on firearm) (Military)
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • They replaced the missing bolt in the one rifle and supplied new magazines for the two Camp Reed guns.
    • He pulled back the bolt of the rifle with a sharp snap to ready it.
    • However, with conventional guns, the standing breech acts as a bolt sealing off the rear of the chamber.

transitive verb

  • 1 (fasten with bolt)
    atornillar
    sujetar con un tornillo or perno
    the tables are bolted to the floor
    las mesas están sujetas con pernos al suelo or están atornilladas al suelo
  • 2
    (door/window)
    echarle el pestillo or el pasador or el cerrojo a
    the doors were locked and bolted
    las puertas estaban cerradas con llave y tenían echado el cerrojo
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • That night, she made sure to double check the locks on all the windows and bolt the door.
    • Anybody who reads the newspapers regularly could be forgiven for locking and bolting the front door and resolving never to set foot outside again.
    • Kelley slipped off her heels with relief, locking and bolting the apartment door.

adverb

  • bolt upright
    muy erguido
    erguido
    tieso
    he suddenly sat bolt upright in bed
    se irguió de repente en la cama

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bolt 2
Inglés americano: /boʊlt/
Inglés británico: /bəʊlt/

intransitive verb

  • 1
    (horse)
    desbocarse
    (person)
    echar a correr
    salir corriendo or disparado
    he bolted for the door
    echó a correr or salió corriendo hacia la puerta
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Wearing traditional garb and astride a horse, her cover was blown when the beast bolted and threw her off, exposing her camera.
    • Wild animals shook at the sound of the hounds; deer bolted for the hills.
    • Suddenly a huge bang is heard and both horses bolt for it.
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Buddy bolted, bounding down the driveway and across the street, heading right for me.
    • The tavern-master yelled at the figure bolting up the stairs.
    • He then felt a strong impulse coming from his stomach and he then bolted for the nearest bathroom, however he couldn't remember where one was.
  • 2 (produce seeds early)
    producir flores y semillas antes de tiempo
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • By now most of your herbs have bolted to seed and should be re-planted.
    • The only caveat is they have a tendency to bolt to flower and seed as days become longer in spring.
    • Plants bolt quickly, too, so sow seeds in small batches every few weeks.

transitive verb

  • bolt (down)

    (food/meal)
    engullir
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • If we bolted our food and ran down the street, we might just catch him before he went off duty, and claim a penny on the empty bottle.
    • Arun seized the bowl and bolted the cold food himself, spurred both by hope and the fledgling's panting breaths.
    • People under stress may also bolt their food, creating extra work for their digestive juices.

noun

  • (dash)to make a bolt for somethingthey made a bolt for freedom
    se escaparon
    I made a bolt for the door
    corrí or me lancé hacia la puerta

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bolt 3
Inglés americano: /boʊlt/
Inglés británico: /bəʊlt/

noun

  • (of cloth)
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • You can buy it from fabric stores that stock bolts of fabric, or you can order it from fabric books.
    • The traveling merchants usually stocked bolts of cloth and sewing notions such as needle and thread and had stands on which to measure the cloth.
    • Your closest quilt shop is getting new bolts of fabric in now.

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