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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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Caption: Working with miners in South Africa, Fletcher recently introduced the CHDDR-AC remote bolter.
Last night Ms Bolter insisted on BBC2's Newsnight: "I did not sleep with Roger Bird, end of.
Willow was born with chronic lung disease, but "Willow did not have any of the problems with her limbs or spine which medics had feared," Bolter wrote.
Off the bolter, we were directed to divert to Pearce.
The ground turned soft yesterday and I'm not sure he'll handle it as well as Compton Bolter or Supremacy.
But Bolter added that he plans to start preparing for next season as early as November or December.
Compton Bolter and Supremacy had been locked in battle from the two-furlong mark despite Ahern's mount almost coming a cropper at the final bend, where he seemed to lose his balance.
It is the growing use and availability of hypertextual forms in almost every literate context that prompts the predictions about the future of textuality made by Bolter and Landow.
Jay David Bolter, Writing Space: The Computer, Hypertext, and the History of Writing, Hove and London: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1991.
The electronic book, according to Bolter, has many advantages over its printed predecessor.
Sandvik Bolter Miners have a very strong performance record in Chinese coal mines and a strong safety record.