bolt down

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English dictionary. 2008.

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  • bolt down — verb 1. drink down entirely He downed three martinis before dinner She killed a bottle of brandy that night They popped a few beer after work • Syn: ↑toss off, ↑pop, ↑belt down, ↑pour down, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bolt — bolt1 [ boult ] noun count * 1. ) a metal bar that you slide across a door or window in order to lock it 2. ) a type of screw without a point that is used to fasten things together and that screws into a small metal ring called a nut => NUT 3 …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bolt — I UK [bəʊlt] / US [boʊlt] noun [countable] Word forms bolt : singular bolt plural bolts * 1) a metal bar that you slide across a door or window in order to lock it 2) a type of screw without a point that is used for fastening things together and… …   English dictionary

  • bolt — [[t]bo͟ʊlt[/t]] bolts, bolting, bolted 1) N COUNT A bolt is a long metal object which screws into a nut and is used to fasten things together. 2) VERB When you bolt one thing to another, you fasten them firmly together, using a bolt. [V n to n]… …   English dictionary

  • bolt — bolt1 [bəult US boult] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(lock)¦ 2¦(screw)¦ 3 a bolt from (out of) the blue 4 bolt of lightning 5 make a bolt for it 6¦(weapon)¦ 7¦(cloth)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; Origin: short arrow ] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bolt — Synonyms and related words: AWOL, French leave, Irish confetti, Jupiter Fulgur, Thor, abscond, absence without leave, absquatulate, absquatulation, apostacize, apostasy, apostatize, arrow, arrowhead, articulate, assort, attach, backsliding, bale …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bolt — 1 noun (C) 1 LOCK a metal bar that you slide across a door or window to fasten it 2 SCREW a screw with a flat head and no point, for fastening two pieces of metal together 3 a bolt from out of the blue news that is sudden and unexpected: It was a …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Bolt Tail — is a headland in Devon, England. It is located immediately to the south west of Hope Cove in the South Hams district, at grid reference gbmappingsmall|SX670397.Bolt Tail is the site of an Iron Age promontory fort, although little evidence now… …   Wikipedia

  • bolt — bolt1 [bōlt] n. [ME & OE, akin to Ger bolzen < IE base * bheld , to knock, strike] 1. a short, heavy, often blunt arrow shot from a crossbow 2. a flash of lightning; thunderbolt 3. a sudden dash or movement 4. a sliding bar for locking a door …   English World dictionary

  • Bolt — Bolt, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bolted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bolting}.] 1. To shoot; to discharge or drive forth. [1913 Webster] 2. To utter precipitately; to blurt or throw out. [1913 Webster] I hate when Vice can bolt her arguments. Milton. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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