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American English: /boʊlt/
British English: /bəʊlt/

noun

  • 2 2.1 (on door, window) 2.2 (on firearm) (Military)
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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
    Example sentences
    • 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
American English: /boʊlt/
British English: /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
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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
    Example sentences
    • 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
    Example sentences
    • 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
American English: /boʊlt/
British English: /bəʊlt/

noun

  • (of cloth)
    Example sentences
    • 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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