Translation of "bolt" - English-Italian dictionary


noun uk /bəʊlt/ us /boʊlt/

a metal bar that you push across a door or window to lock it


a piece of metal that is used to attach things together by going through a nut (= a piece of metal with a hole in it)

verb uk /bəʊlt/ us /boʊlt/

to lock a door or window with a bolt

chiudere con il chiavistello, sprangare
I bolted the door before going to bed. Ho chiuso la porta con il chiavistello prima di andare a letto.

to suddenly run away

schizzar via, sfrecciare
The cat bolted when it saw the dog. Il gatto è schizzato via quando ha visto il cane.

(Translation of “bolt” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)