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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishboltbolt1 /bəʊlt $ boʊlt/ ●●○ noun [countable]  1 lockDH a metal bar that you slide across a door or window to fasten it2 bolt.jpg screwTD a screw with a flat head and no point, for fastening things together3 a bolt from/out of the blue4 bolt of lightning5 make a bolt for it6 weaponPMW a short heavy arrow that is fired from a crossbow7 clothTIM a large long roll of cloth have shot your bolt at shoot1(24), → the nuts and bolts of something at nut1(6)
Examples from the Corpus
boltAtop a mountain he slew his daughter, then was immediately struck dead by a bolt of lightning.One spring morning two anchor bolts were inserted in the footings that were to receive the first steel column.There was a sound of soft footsteps, of chains being loosened and bolts drawn back.The skies darkened and lightning bolts split the sky.He went around for about ten months with this big metal bolt going in here and coming out here!Respect established climbing traditions in ethical matters such as the use of chalk, pitons, bolts etc.Investigators could not check the bolts because they had fallen into the sea.