(n) a sudden abandonment (as from a political party)
(n) the act of moving with great haste; "he made a dash for the door"
(n) a screw that screws into a nut to form a fastener
(n) the part of a lock that is engaged or withdrawn with a key
(n) a sliding bar in a breech-loading firearm that ejects an empty cartridge and replaces it and closes the breech
(n) a roll of cloth or wallpaper of a definite length
(n) a discharge of lightning accompanied by thunder
(v) make or roll into bolts; "bolt fabric"
(v) eat hastily without proper chewing; "Don't bolt your food!"
(v) swallow hastily
(v) secure or lock with a bolt; "bolt the door"
(v) move or jump suddenly; "She bolted from her seat"
(v) leave suddenly and as if in a hurry; "The listeners bolted when he discussed his strange ideas"; "When she started to tell silly stories, I ran out"
(v) run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along
(r) in a rigid manner; "the body was rigidly erect"; "ge sat bolt upright"
(r) directly; "he ran bang into the pole"; "ran slap into her"