bolt englannista suomeksi
salvata, teljetä, lukita, pultata
rynnätä vauhkona, paeta
A (usually) metal fastener consisting of a cylindrical body that is threaded, with a larger head on one end. It can be inserted into an unthreaded hole up to the head, with a nut then threaded on the other end; a heavy screw.
(RQ:Grahame Wind in the Willows)
A bar of wood or metal dropped in horizontal hooks on a door and adjoining wall or between the two sides of a double door, to prevent the door(s) from being forced open.
A small personal-armour-piercing missile for short-range use, or (''in common usage though deprecated by experts'') a short arrow, intended to be shot from a crossbow or a catapult.
A sudden event, action or emotion.
''The problem's solution struck him like a bolt from the blue.''
1994, (w), ''(w)'' Chapter 2
- ''With a bolt of fright he remembered that there was no bathroom in the Hobhouse Room. He leapt along the corridor in a panic, stopping by the long-case clock at the end where he flattened himself against the wall.''
A large roll of fabric or similar material, as a ''bolt'' of cloth.
24 March 1774 - Newspaper: Stamford Mercury - "Mr. Cole, Basket-maker...has lost near 300 boults of rods" https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000254/17740324/001/0001
A sudden spring or start; a sudden leap aside.
''The horse made a bolt.''
- This gentleman was so hopelessly involved that he contemplated a bolt to America — or anywhere.
1594, (w), ''(w)'', London: William Jones,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A07018.0001.001
- He shall to prison, and there die in boults.
c. 1604, (w), ''(w)'', Act V, Scene 1,http://www.opensourceshakespeare.org/views/plays/play_view.php?WorkID=measure&Scope=entire&pleasewait=1&msg=pl
- Away with him to prison! Lay bolts enough upon him:
A burst of speed or efficiency.
(quote-journal) stuns world champions Germany for brilliant win| archiveurl=https://web.archive.org/web/20190805002657/https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/jun/17/germany-mexico-world-cup-match-report| archivedate=5 August 2019| editor=(w)| newspaper=(w)| location=London| publisher=Media Group|Guardian News & Media| date=17 June 2018| issn=0261-3077| oclc=229952407| passage=In the event they lacked a proper midfield bolt, with Toni Kroos and Sami Khedira huffing around in pursuit of the whizzing green machine. The centre-backs looked flustered, left to deal with three on two as Mexico broke. Löw’s 4-2-3-1 seemed antiquated and creaky, with the old World Cup shark Thomas Müller flat-footed in a wide position.
To flee, to depart, to accelerate suddenly.
- This Puck seems but a dreaming dolt, (..) / And oft out of a bush doth bolt.
To cause to start or spring forth; to dislodge (an animal being hunted).
To strike or fall suddenly like a bolt.
(RQ:Milton Paradise Regained)
(quote-book)| year=1995| isbn=978-0-307-82840-8| passage=To be honest, this hasn't been my Garden of Eden year. (..) The lettuce turned bitter and bolted. The Green Comet broccoli was good, but my coveted Romanescos never headed up.
To swallow food without chewing it.
(RQ:Darwin Origin of Species)
To drink one's drink very quickly; to down a drink.
To utter precipitately; to blurt or throw out.
Suddenly; straight; unbendingly.
''The soldiers stood bolt upright for inspection.''
- He came bolt up against the heavy dragoon.
To sift, especially through a cloth.
''Graham flour is unbolted flour.''
- Time and nature will bolt out the truth of things.
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