Translation of "bolt" - English-Portuguese dictionary


noun uk /bəʊlt/ us /boʊlt/

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

tranca, trinco, ferrolho

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

I bolted the door before going to bed.

to suddenly run away

sair correndo
The cat bolted when it saw the dog.

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