Translation of "jolt" - English-Italian dictionary

jolt

noun uk /dʒəʊlt/ us /dʒoʊlt/

a sudden, violent movement

scossa, sobbalzo
With a sudden jolt the train started moving. Il treno ha iniziato a muoversi con uno scossone improvviso.
verb uk /dʒəʊlt/ us /dʒoʊlt/

to make someone or something suddenly move forward

fare sobbalzare
We were jolted forward when the bus stopped suddenly. Siamo stati buttati in avanti quando l’autobus si è fermato all’improvviso.

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