a sliding bar in a breech-loading firearm that ejects an empty cartridge and replaces it and closes the breech
a roll of cloth or wallpaper of a definite length
secure or lock with a bolt; "bolt the door"
in a rigid manner; "the body was rigidly erect"; "he sat bolt upright"
a discharge of lightning accompanied by thunder
move or jump suddenly; "She bolted from her seat"
directly; "he ran bang into the pole"; "ran slap into her"
leave suddenly and as if in a hurry; "The listeners bolted when he discussed his strange ideas"; "When she started to tell silly stories, I ran out"
run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along; "The thief made off with our silver"; "the accountant absconded with the cash from the safe"
a sudden abandonment (as from a political party)
the act of moving with great haste; "he made a dash for the door"
a screw tha
the act of clipping or snipping
terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent; "My speech was cut short"; "Personal freedom is curtailed in many countries"
a metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be inserted into an automatic gun
cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden"
any of various small fasteners used to hold loose articles together
attach with a clip; "clip the papers together"
sever or remove by pinching or snipping; "nip off the flowers"
an article of jewelry that can be clipped onto a hat or dress
run at a moderately swift pace
an instance or single occasion for some event; "this time he succeeded"; "he called four times"; "he could do ten at a clip"
a sharp slanting blow; "he gave me a clip on the ear"
secure or lock with a hasp
a fastener for a door or lid; a hinged metal plate is fitted over a staple and is locked with a pin or padlock
a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing
a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things
a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment
immobilize a piece
flagpole used to mark the position of the hole on a golf green
to hold fast or prevent from moving; "The child was pinned under the fallen tree"
cylindrical tumblers consisting of two parts that are held in place by springs; when they are aligned with a key the bolt can be thrown
attach or fasten with pins or as if with pins; "pin the needle to the shirt". "pin the blame on the innocent man"
axis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns
pierce with a pin; "pin down the butterfly"
informal terms for the leg; "fever left him weak on his sticks"
a number you choose and use to gain ac
a sudden sharp noise; "the crack of a whip"; "he heard the cracking of the ice"; "he can hear the snap of a twig"
the noise produced by the rapid movement of a finger from the tip to the base of the thumb on the same hand; "servants appeared at the snap of his fingers"
break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension; "The pipe snapped"
a crisp round cookie flavored with ginger
close with a snapping motion; "The lock snapped shut"
tender green beans without strings that easily snap into sections
utter in an angry, sharp, or abrupt tone; "The sales clerk snapped a reply at the angry customer"; "The guard snarled at us"
a spell of cold weather; "a cold snap in the middle of May"
record on photographic film; "I photographed the scene of the accident"; "She snapped a picture of the President"
put in play with a snap; "snap a football"
(American football) putting the ball in play by p
ornament consisting of a circular rounded protuberance (as on a vault or shield or belt)
a man who is virile and sexually active
provide with or construct with studs; "stud the wall"
scatter or intersperse like dots or studs; "Hills constellated with lights"
poker in which each player receives hole cards and the remainder are dealt face up; bets are placed after each card is dealt
adult male horse kept for breeding
an upright in house framing
a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab
a code of letters and digits added to a postal address to aid in the sorting of mail
a quantity of no importance; "it looked like nothing I had ever seen before"; "reduced to nil all the work we had done"; "we racked up a pathetic goose egg"; "it was all for naught"; "I didn't hear zilch about it"
close with a zipper; "Zip up your jacket--it's cold"
This is a way of compressing files so they take up less room and màke transferring data quicker
move very fast; "The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed"