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English definition of “jolt”

jolt

noun [C]
 
 
/dʒəʊlt/
SUDDEN MOVEMENT a sudden, violent movement: With a sudden jolt the train started moving again.Making short, sudden movements
SHOCK an unpleasant shock or surprise: The reminder that he was dead gave her a jolt.Feelings of surprise and amazement
(Definition of jolt noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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