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Translation of "bolt" - English-Spanish dictionary

bolt

noun   /bəʊlt/
a metal bar that you push across a door or window to lock it cerrojo
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) tornillo, perno
verb   /bəʊlt/
to lock a door or window with a bolt echar el cerrojo de I bolted the door before going to bed.
to suddenly run away irse corriendo The cat bolted when it saw the dog.
(Definition of bolt from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

bolt

noun /boult/
a bar to fasten a door etc pestillo We have a bolt as well as a lock on the door.
a round bar of metal, often with a screw thread for a nut tornillo nuts and bolts.
a flash of lightning. rayo He was struck by a lightning bolt.
a roll (of cloth) rollo a bolt of silk.
bolt(-)upright adverb
absolutely upright erecto, vertical She sat bolt upright in the chair, with her back very straight.
a bolt from the blue noun
a sudden, unexpected happening golpe/suceso inesperado His resignation was a bolt from the blue.
(Definition of bolt from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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