1) lag-or machine-threaded cable anchor or bracing rod; used with a nut and washer in supplemental support systems in trees. 2) a machine threaded fastener used with a nut and washer in various equipment or structures.

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
bolt (noun)
1.
a) a shaft or missile designed to be shot from a crossbow or catapult , especially a short stout usually blunt-headed arrow
b) a lightning stroke , also - thunderbolt
2.
a) a wood or metal bar or rod used to fasten a door
b) the part of a lock that is shot or withdrawn by the key
3.
a roll of cloth or wallpaper of specified length
4.
a metal rod or pin for fastening objects together that usually has a head at one end and a screw thread at the other and is secured by a nut
5.
a) a block of timber to be sawed or cut
b) a short round section of a log
6.
a metal cylinder that drives the cartridge into the chamber of a firearm, locks the breech, and usually contains the firing pin and extractor
bolt (verb)
intransitive verb
1.
to move suddenly or nervously - start
2.
to move or proceed rapidly - dash
3.
a) to dart off or away - flee
b) to break away from control or a set course
4.
to break away from or oppose one's previous affiliation (as with a political party or sports team)
5.
transitive verb
to produce seed prematurely
1.
a) archaic - shoot discharge
b) - flush start bolt rabbits
2.
to say impulsively - blurt
3.
to secure with a bolt - bolt the door
4.
to attach or fasten with - bolts
5.
to eat hastily or without chewing - bolted his breakfast
6.
to break away from or refuse to support (as a political party)
bolt (adverb)
1.
in an erect or straight-backed position - rigidly sat bolt upright
2.
archaic - directly straight
bolt (noun)
the act or an instance of - bolting
bolt (verb)
transitive verb
1.
to sift (as flour) usually through fine-meshed cloth
2.
archaic - sift
bolt (Wikipedia)

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