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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  
Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
v.
verrouiller (vt.) ; boulonner (vt.)
[Tech.]
n.
boulon ; verrou
[Tech.]
n.
goujon
n.
boulon de charrue
[Tech.]
n.
étoquiau
[Tech.]
n.
boulon d'ancrage
[Tech.]
n.
étrier fileté
[Tech.]
n.
vis à tête octogonale
[Tech.]
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'bolt' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
n.
bolt
[Tech.]
n.
bolt
v.
bolt
n.
bolt
[Med.]
n.
bolt
n.
bolt accessories
[Tech.]
n.
panic bolt
[Tech.]
n.
cam bolt
[Tech.]
n.
eye bolt
[Tech.]
n.
yoke bolt
[Tech.]

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