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synonyms for bolt

  • fastener
  • latch
  • nut
  • pin
  • pipe
  • rivet
  • rod
  • screw
  • spike
  • bar
  • brad
  • catch
  • coupling
  • dowel
  • lag
  • lock
  • padlock
  • peg
  • skewer
  • stake
  • staple
  • stud
  • sliding bar
See also synonyms for: bolted
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antonyms for bolt

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  • key
  • unfasten
  • unbolt
  • open
  • stop
  • stay
  • meet
  • face
  • dawdle
  • unlock
  • loosen
  • wait
  • remain
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Over the course of 72 hours, around 11,000 bolts of lightning touched down across central California, starting 367 wildfires.
WE LOST OUR HOME TO A WILDFIREWALLACE J. NICHOLSAUGUST 25, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Strangely, the smaller bolts appeared to come from just 18 kilometers below the cloud tops, where it’s too cold for liquid water to exist alone.
‘EXOTIC’ LIGHTNING CRACKLES ACROSS JUPITER’S CLOUD TOPSLISA GROSSMANAUGUST 5, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The only components that aren’t 3D printed are the actuators, tendons, electronics, batteries, sensors, and the nuts and bolts.
THIS STARTUP IS 3D PRINTING CUSTOM PROSTHETICS FOR A FRACTION OF THE STANDARD COSTVANESSA BATES RAMIREZJULY 22, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
The record distance for a lightning flash goes to a bolt on October 31, 2018.
LIGHTNING MEGAFLASHES SET BIG NEW DISTANCE AND DURATION RECORDSCAROLYN GRAMLINGJULY 21, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Meanwhile, a lightning bolt on October 31, 2018, set the new record for length.
TWO LIGHTNING MEGAFLASHES SHATTERED DISTANCE AND DURATION RECORDSCAROLYN GRAMLINGJUNE 25, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Mrs. Ducksmith, who had sat with overwhelmed head in her hands, started bolt upright, and looked at him like one thunderstruck.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
"Take some melon, Mr. Mudge," said we, as with a sudden bolt we recovered our speech and took another slice ourself.
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"Some one has lost their way on the heath," said Dorothy, laying her hand upon the strong iron bolt that secured the door.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
Susy, who had been awake, had heard the alarm and drawn the bolt so as to give time for hastily throwing on a few garments.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
But failure to lock or bolt his door is not necessarily negligence on the part of a guest.
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