bolt bolt  /ˈboʊlt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a discharge of lightning accompanied by thunder
  2. (n) a sliding bar in a breech-loading firearm that ejects an empty cartridge and replaces it and closes the breech
  3. (n) the part of a lock that is engaged or withdrawn with a key
  4. (n) the act of moving with great haste
  5. (n) a roll of cloth or wallpaper of a definite length
  6. (n) a screw that screws into a nut to form a fastener
  7. (n) a sudden abandonment (as from a political party)
  8. (v) move or jump suddenly
  9. (v) secure or lock with a bolt
  10. (v) swallow hastily
  11. (v) run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along
  12. (v) leave suddenly and as if in a hurry
  13. (v) eat hastily without proper chewing
  14. (v) make or roll into bolts
  15. (adv) in a rigid manner
  16. (adv) directly

Usage(s):

  1. From the cerulean empyrean a bolt.
  2. A sticky bolt prevented the removal of an exterior-hatch handle.
  3. However, the bolt became harder to operate as the test progressed.

News

  1. Bolt's coach calls for anti-doping lab in Jamaica

    By Kayon Raynor KINGSTON (Reuters) - The Jamaican government needs to establish an accredited anti-doping laboratory to protect its world-class athletes from taking contaminated substances, the coach of world record holder and Olympic champion Usain Bolt says. Glen Mills, who mentors Bolt and world 100 meters champion Yohan Blake, said Jamaican athletes faced a minefield of substances and had ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

  2. Athletics-Bolt's coach calls for anti-doping lab in Jamaica

    By Kayon Raynor KINGSTON, June 16 (Reuters) - The Jamaican government needs to establish an accredited anti-doping laboratory to protect its world-class athletes from taking contaminated substances, the coach of world record holder and Olympic champion Usain Bolt says. Glen Mills, who mentors Bolt and world 100 metres champion Yohan Blake, said Jamaican athletes faced a minefield of substances ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Bolt runs track record 19.79 in 200 at Bislett

    OSLO (AP) -- Usain Bolt rallied from a rare defeat with a track record at the Bislett Games on Thursday in his debut 200 meters of the season.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports

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