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bolt

1. an arrow, esp for a crossbow
2. Mechanical engineering short for expansion bolt

Bolt

Robert (Oxton). 1924--95, British playwright. His plays include A Man for All Seasons (1960) and he also wrote a number of screenplays

Bolt

A rod or pin, with a permanent head on one end, that holds parts of a building or structure together.

bolt

[bōlt]
(design engineering)
A rod, usually of metal, with a square, round, or hexagonal head at one end and a screw thread on the other, used to fasten objects together.
(forestry)
A short section of tree trunk.
(materials)
In veneer production, a short log of a length suitable for peeling on a lathe.
(mining engineering)
(ordnance)
The sliding part in a breechloading weapon that pushes a cartridge into position and holds it there as the gun is fired.
(textiles)
The entire length of cloth from a loom.

bolt

bolts, 1
1. A metallic pin or rod having a head at one end and an external thread on the other for screwing up a nut; used for holding members or parts of members together.
2. A short section cut from a tree trunk.
3. A short log from which veneer is peeled.
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But on the same day that Australia's Bernard Tomic said he felt "bored" playing at the All England Club, Boulter described it as a dream come true.
Founded in the 1990s by Boulter and vocalist Stuart Staples, the Tindersticks garnered a reputation for their arresting string soundscapes and soulful rhythms, their earlier works characterized by Staples' mournful baritone.
Tony Hood at Thompsons said: "Mr Boulter was exposed to asbestos when he was just 15.
Dr Fox said Mr Boulter had then sent emails claiming he had had a discussion on the issue of the knighthood awarded to 3M's chief executive, Sir George Buckley, which subsequently became the subject of a blackmail case in the United states.
A month later he emailed Boulter saying he had passed the issue to Dr Fox's special advisers and added: "I'd hope they'd want to make an issue out of this.
Mr Boulter told the Guardian that he first met Mr Werritty to arrange a meeting with Dr Fox in April.
IATA has appointed former Gulf Air chief commercial officer Willy Boulter as regional VP for Asia Pacific.
In his new position, Boulter will be responsible for member and government relations and will oversee all of IATA's initiatives in Asia-Pacific.
We have conveniently timed our flights between Baghdad and Bahrain so that it provides seamless connection to our flights to and from our destinations in Europe in less than two and a half hours via our Bahrain hub," Boulter noted.
From front row, left: Klorissa Farnsworth, Arin MacDonald, Mullen Boulter, Riley Boulter, Madison Spurt, Liam Dwyer, Brenna Dwyer, Kristen MacRitchie, Clare MacDonald, Annie MacRitchie; Heidi and Tanner Spurr, Beverly Mingo and Cynthia Dwyer.
Boulter, a pediatrician with the family practice residency program at Concord (N.