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bolt /boult/
  • danh từ
    • cái sàng, máy sàng; cái rây
    • ngoại động từ ((cũng) boult)
      • sàng; rây
      • điều tra; xem xét
        • to bolt to the bran: điều tra kỹ lưỡng; xem xét tỉ mỉ
    • danh từ
      • mũi tên
      • cái then, cái chốt cửa
      • bó (mây, song); súc (giấy, vải...)
      • chớp; tiếng sét
      • bu-lông
      • sự chạy trốn
      • sự chạy lao đi
      • to bolt from the blue
        • việc xảy ra bất thình lình; tiếng sét ngang tai
      • bolt line (position)
        • (quân sự) vị trí chốt
      • to make a bolt for it
        • (thông tục) chạy trốn
      • to shoot one's bolt
        • (nghĩa bóng) cố gắng hết sức
    • ngoại động từ
      • đóng cửa bằng then, cài chốt
      • ngốn, nuốt chửng, ăn vội
      • chạy trốn
      • chạy lao đi; lồng lên (ngựa)
      • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (chính trị) ly khai (đảng); không ủng hộ đường lối của đảng
      • to bolt someone in
        • đóng chốt cửa nhốt ai
      • to bolt someone out
        • đóng chốt cửa không cho ai vào
    • phó từ
      • (+ upright) rất thẳng, thẳng như mũi rên
    Concise Dictionary
    +a discharge of lightning accompanied by thunder
    +a sliding bar in a breech-loading firearm that ejects an empty cartridge and replaces it and closes the breech
    +the part of a lock that is engaged or withdrawn with a key
    +the act of moving with great haste
    +a roll of cloth or wallpaper of a definite length
    +a screw that screws into a nut to form a fastener
    +a sudden abandonment (as from a political party)
    +move or jump suddenly
    +secure or lock with a bolt
    +swallow hastily
    +run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along
    +leave suddenly and as if in a hurry
    +eat hastily without proper chewing
    +make or roll into bolts
    +in a rigid manner

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 arrow, dart, projectile, missile, Historical quarrel:
    He had only three bolts remaining for the crossbow.
    2 pin, bar, rod, catch; latch:
    We hoped that the bolt would prevent their opening the door.
    3 machine screw:
    Bolts can be tightened or removed, unlike rivets.
    4 roll, length:
    We sell only full bolts of fabric.
    5 lightning flash, thunderbolt, Formal fulguration:
    One bolt travelled down the television aerial and blew out the set.
    6 bolt from or out of the blue. surprise, shock, bombshell, bomb, blow, revelation, eye-opener, Colloq shocker:
    The news of her resignation came like a bolt from the blue.
    7 shoot one's bolt. exhaust or use up one's resources, Slang burn out, US poop out:
    He was fast early in the marathon, but he'd shot his bolt long before the finishing line.
    8 spring, dart, shoot off, take flight, run (away or off), rush (off or away), break away, flee, decamp, abscond, escape, fly, dash (off or away), Colloq skedaddle, scram, Brit scarper, do a bunk, do a moonlight flit, US take a (run-out) powder,:
    The youths bolted as soon as they saw the police. The couple in room 315 bolted without paying their bill.
    9 gulp (down), swallow whole:
    When the bell rang, she bolted her breakfast and ran out of the back door.
    10 fasten, lock, latch, secure:
    Make sure you bolt your door at night and don't let anyone in.
    11 fix, attach, fasten, connect, make fast to:
    The motor must be securely bolted to the workbench.
    12 bolt upright. erect, straight, rigidly, stiffly:
    When her name was called, Penny sat bolt upright in her chair.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb, adverb
    + noun
    1 a long, narrow piece of metal that you slide across the inside of a door or window in order to lock it: He slid back the bolt on the door.
    2 a piece of metal like a screw without a point which is used with a circular piece of metal (= a NUT) to fasten things together: nuts and bolts
    3 ~ of lightning a sudden flash of LIGHTNING in the sky, appearing as a line
    4 a short heavy arrow shot from a CROSSBOW
    5 a long piece of fabric wound in a roll around a piece of cardboard
    Idioms: a bolt from the blue an event or a piece of news which is sudden and unexpected; a complete surprise: Her dismissal came as a bolt from the blue.
    make a bolt for sth
    make a bolt for it to run away very fast, in order to escape
    more at NUT n., SHOT v.
    + verb
    1 to fasten sth such as a door or window by sliding a bolt across; to be able to be fastened in this way: [VN] Don't forget to bolt the door. + [V] The gate bolts on the inside.
    2 [VN] ~ A to B
    ~ A and B together to fasten things together with a bolt: The vice is bolted to the workbench. + The various parts of the car are then bolted together.
    3 [V] if an animal, especially a horse, bolts, it suddenly runs away because it is frightened
    4 [V] [usually +adv./prep.] (of a person) to run away, especially in order to escape: When he saw the police arrive, he bolted down an alley.
    5 [VN] ~ sth (down) to eat sth very quickly: Don't bolt your food!
    6 (AmE) to stop supporting a particular group or political party: [VN] Many Democrats bolted the party to vote Republican. [also V]
    7 [V] (of a plant, especially a vegetable) to grow too quickly and start producing seeds and so become less good to eat
    Idioms see STABLE n.
    Idioms: sit / stand bolt upright to sit or stand with your back straight
    Collocation Dictionary

    1 for fastening things together


    tighten (up) | loosen | undo, unscrew


    nuts and bolts

    2 for fastening a door


    draw back, pull back, slide back | push home, slide home
    She closed the door quickly and pushed the bolts home.

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