Definitions Of bolts

verb

(of a horse or other animal) run away suddenly out of control.

the horses shied and bolted

noun

a bar that slides into a socket to fasten a door or window.

a flash of lightning leaving a jagged line across the sky.

A great bolt of white lightning flashed out of thin air.

a jagged white flash of lightning.

a metal pin or bar, in particular.

a roll of fabric, originally as a measure.

the room is stacked with bolts of cloth

a short heavy arrow shot from a crossbow.

Crossbow bolts and arrows passed like clouds across the face of the sun.

a short, heavy arrow shot from a crossbow.

eat or swallow (food) quickly.

it is normal for puppies to bolt down their food

fasten (a door or window) with a bar that slides into a socket.

all the doors were locked and bolted

fasten (something) with a metal pin or bar, in particular.

pass (flour, powder, or other material) through a sieve.