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bolt

  
      n     (on door)    verrou    m     
→ the sound of a bolt being slowly slid open        
→ Open the bolt.        
     (with nut)    boulon    m     
→ nuts and bolts        
→ The bolts are all tight enough.        
   a bolt of lightning      la foudre  
→ He was struck by a bolt of lightning.        
   a bolt from the blue      un coup de tonnerre dans un ciel bleu  
to come as a bolt from the blue      être un coup de tonnerre  
→ The decision came as a bolt from the blue.        
   to make a bolt for it      (=run away)   déguerpir  
      adv  
bolt upright      [sit]   droit (e)   comme un piquet  
→ When I pushed his door open, Trevor was sitting bolt upright in bed.        
      vt  
  [+door, window]  
verrouiller  
→ The last thing she did every night was to bolt the door.        
   (=fasten)  
to bolt sth to sth      fixer qch à qch  
→ a wooden bench which was bolted to the floor        
     [+food]   engloutir  
→ Don't bolt your food, you'll get indigestion.        
      vi   (=run away)  
[person]  
filer (comme une flèche)  
→ I made some excuse and bolted for the exit.        
[horse]   s'emballer  
→ I was terrified that the horse would bolt.        
→ two of the horses bolted and headed straight for Mrs Clune        


bolt cutter   , bolt-cutter  
      n   coupe-boulons    m     
bolt-hole  
      n     (British)   refuge    m     
→ The hotel is an ideal bolt-hole for Londoners.        
→ Blair needs a bolt hole from his own backbenchers        
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
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bolt cutter, bot, blot, bolster

Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
v.
verrouiller (vt.) ; boulonner (vt.)
[Tech.]
n.
boulon ; verrou
[Tech.]
v.
se lever d'un bond ; se redresser brusquement
n.
refuge
n.
filetage de vis
[Tech.]
n.
pince coupante
n.
espagnolette
n.
foudre
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'bolt' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
n.
bolt
n.
bolt
[Tech.]
n.
bolt
v.
bolt
n.
bolt
[Med.]
n.
bolt accessories
[Tech.]
n.
cam bolt
[Tech.]
n.
eye bolt
[Tech.]
n.
lock bolt
[Tech.]
n.
yoke bolt
[Tech.]
"bolt": examples and translations in context
A suspension bolt is connected between the housing and the installation plate. Un boulon de suspension est relié entre le logement et la plaque dinstallation.
The bolt is engaged in a slot (35) in a slotted limb (36) of the bracket (32). Le boulon est engagé dans une fente (35) dans un cadrant fendu (36) du support (32).
Easy assembly with rivet lock bolt-less system Assemblage facile à système de rivets sans boulons
A hook and a bolt co-operate to secure the pot to the ceiling or wall. Un crochet et un boulon coopèrent pour fixer le pot au plafond ou à la paroi.
A fastener (10) having a bolt (12) and a threaded swageable collar (14). L'invention porte sur une fixation présentant un boulon et un filetage à écraser.
And suddenly, like a bolt of lightning, the answer came to him. Et soudain, comme un éclair, la réponse lui est apparue.
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