1. A discharge of lightning accompanied by thunder (synset 111539554)
  2. A sliding bar in a breech-loading firearm that ejects an empty cartridge and replaces it and closes the breech (synset 102869446)
  3. The part of a lock that is engaged or withdrawn with a key (synset 102869271)
  4. The act of moving with great haste (synset 100557020)
    "he made a dash for the door"
  5. A roll of cloth or wallpaper of a definite length (synset 102869626)
  6. A screw that screws into a nut to form a fastener (synset 102869005)
  7. A sudden abandonment (as from a political party) (synset 100205792)
  1. In a rigid manner (synset 400196288)
    "the body was rigidly erect"; "he sat bolt upright"
  2. Directly (synset 400279015)
    "he ran bang into the pole"; "ran slap into her"
  1. Move or jump suddenly (synset 201970046)
    "She bolted from her seat"
  2. Secure or lock with a bolt (synset 201351520)
    "bolt the door"
  3. Swallow hastily (synset 201205271)
  4. Run away;
    Usually includes taking something or somebody along (synset 202077642)
    "The thief made off with our silver"; "the accountant absconded with the cash from the safe"
  5. Leave suddenly and as if in a hurry (synset 202014892)
    "The listeners bolted when he discussed his strange ideas"; "When she started to tell silly stories, I ran out"
  6. Eat hastily without proper chewing (synset 201176230)
    "Don't bolt your food!"
  7. Make or roll into bolts (synset 200437257)
    "bolt fabric"

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