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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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Range bolts are not designed to have a side load applied to them, but they often do.
Studies showing the strengthening effect of bolts on a rock mass or joint in the current state-of-the-art have been conducted using either a direct shear test or compression test.
The roadway was supported by rock bolts (22 mm in diameter and 2.5 m in length) and steel meshes.
Sales dipped a bit in February, after that initial rush of orders, but they've risen every month since as GM has ramped up production and gradually rolled out the Bolt to more dealers around the country.
The four bolts shown in red are M10 x 50 with grade 10.9, selected in accordance with DIN EN ISO 4014 [12].
In addition to this connection test, evaluation of dowel bearing strength of LVL members and bending test of bolts and dowel bearing strength of the LVL members.
Aziz, "An analytical model of fully grouted rock bolts subjected to tensile load," Construction and Building Materials, vol.
Wang, "Stress corrosion cracking of high-strength bolts fracture mechanics analysis," Industrial Construction, vol.
If sideskirt bolts are loose, you could lose a sideskirt AND increase risk
More and more of them, as Bolt hurtled towards the finish line and a place in Olympic history.
Typically an average size oil, gas or petrochemical facility will contain in the region of 30,000 to 50,000 bolted joints, all of which have the potential to leak and create a risk to the plant, the environment and potential loss of life.