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English definition of “bolt”

bolt

noun [C] (LIGHTNING)    /bəʊlt/ US  /boʊlt/
a flash of lightning that looks like a white line against the sky: The house next to ours was struck by a bolt of lightning. → See also thunderboltStormy weatherWind and winds
(Definition of bolt noun (LIGHTNING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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