bolt

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
bolt

Plural
bolts

a fastening bolt with nut
  1. (countable) A kind of thick screw that is used with a nut and sometimes a washer.
  2. (countable) A a short heavy arrow used by a crossbow.

Verb[change]

Plain form
bolt

Third-person singular
bolts

Past tense
bolted

Past participle
bolted

Present participle
bolting

  1. If you bolt, you run away suddenly.