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English definition of “bolt”

bolt

noun [C] (QUICK MOVEMENT)    /bəʊlt/ US  /boʊlt/
make a bolt for somewhere to try to escape by running towards something: The thief tried to make a bolt for the exit.Moving quicklyRunning away and escaping
(Definition of bolt noun (QUICK MOVEMENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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