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jolt

 (jōlt)
v. jolt·ed, jolt·ing, jolts
v.tr.
1. To move or dislodge with a sudden, hard blow; strike heavily or jarringly: jolted his opponent with a heavy punch; an impact that jolted the mailbox loose.
2. To cause to move jerkily: stops and starts that jolted the passengers.
3. To put into a specified condition by or as if by a blow: "Now and then he jolted a nodding reader awake by inserting a witty paragraph" (Walter Blair).
4. To make suddenly active or effective: The remark jolted my memory.
5. To disturb suddenly and severely; stun: She was jolted by the betrayal of her trusted friend.
v.intr.
To proceed in an irregular, bumpy, or jerky fashion.
n.
1. A sudden jarring or jerking motion, as from a blow.
2.
a. A sudden, strong feeling of surprise or disappointment; a shock.
b. The cause of such a feeling: His resignation was a jolt to the whole staff.
3. A brief strong portion: a jolt of whiskey.

[Origin unknown.]

jolt′er n.
jolt′i·ly adv.
jolt′y adj.

jolt

(dʒəʊlt)
vb (tr)
1. to bump against with a jarring blow; jostle
2. to move in a jolting manner
3. to surprise or shock
n
4. a sudden jar or blow
5. an emotional shock
[C16: probably blend of dialect jot to jerk and dialect joll to bump]
ˈjolter n
ˈjoltingly adv
ˈjolty adj

jolt

(dʒoʊlt)
v.t.
1. to cause to move by or as if by sudden rough jerks or bumps; shake up roughly.
2. to knock sharply so as to move or dislodge; jar.
3. to shock or startle.
4. to bring to a specified state sharply or abruptly: to jolt someone into awareness.
5. to interfere with, esp. in a rough manner.
v.i.
6. to move with a sharp jerk or a series of sharp jerks.
n.
7. a jolting movement or blow.
8. a psychological shock.
9. a sudden, unexpected setback.
10. a bracing dose of something: a jolt of whiskey.
[1590–1600; b. jot to jolt and joll to bump, both now dial.]
jolt′er, n.
jolt′ing•ly, adv.

jolt


Past participle: jolted
Gerund: jolting

Imperative
jolt
jolt
Present
I jolt
you jolt
he/she/it jolts
we jolt
you jolt
they jolt
Preterite
I jolted
you jolted
he/she/it jolted
we jolted
you jolted
they jolted
Present Continuous
I am jolting
you are jolting
he/she/it is jolting
we are jolting
you are jolting
they are jolting
Present Perfect
I have jolted
you have jolted
he/she/it has jolted
we have jolted
you have jolted
they have jolted
Past Continuous
I was jolting
you were jolting
he/she/it was jolting
we were jolting
you were jolting
they were jolting
Past Perfect
I had jolted
you had jolted
he/she/it had jolted
we had jolted
you had jolted
they had jolted
Future
I will jolt
you will jolt
he/she/it will jolt
we will jolt
you will jolt
they will jolt
Future Perfect
I will have jolted
you will have jolted
he/she/it will have jolted
we will have jolted
you will have jolted
they will have jolted
Future Continuous
I will be jolting
you will be jolting
he/she/it will be jolting
we will be jolting
you will be jolting
they will be jolting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been jolting
you have been jolting
he/she/it has been jolting
we have been jolting
you have been jolting
they have been jolting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been jolting
you will have been jolting
he/she/it will have been jolting
we will have been jolting
you will have been jolting
they will have been jolting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been jolting
you had been jolting
he/she/it had been jolting
we had been jolting
you had been jolting
they had been jolting
Conditional
I would jolt
you would jolt
he/she/it would jolt
we would jolt
you would jolt
they would jolt
Past Conditional
I would have jolted
you would have jolted
he/she/it would have jolted
we would have jolted
you would have jolted
they would have jolted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jolt - a sudden jarring impactjolt - a sudden jarring impact; "the door closed with a jolt"; "all the jars and jolts were smoothed out by the shock absorbers"
blow, bump - an impact (as from a collision); "the bump threw him off the bicycle"
2.jolt - an abrupt spasmodic movement
movement, motility, motion, move - a change of position that does not entail a change of location; "the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise"; "movement is a sign of life"; "an impatient move of his hand"; "gastrointestinal motility"
Verb1.jolt - move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion
move - move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right"
2.jolt - disturb (someone's) composure; "The audience was jolted by the play"
disturb, trouble, upset - move deeply; "This book upset me"; "A troubling thought"

jolt

verb
1. jerk, push, shake, knock, jar, shove, jog, jostle The train jolted into motion.
2. surprise, upset, stun, disturb, astonish, stagger, startle, perturb, discompose He was momentarily jolted by the news.
noun
1. jerk, start, jump, shake, bump, jar, jog, lurch, quiver One tiny jolt could worsen her injuries.
2. surprise, blow, shock, setback, reversal, bombshell, thunderbolt, whammy (informal, chiefly U.S.), bolt from the blue The campaign came at a time when America needed such a jolt.

jolt

verb
1. To cause to experience a sudden momentary shock:
2. To proceed with sudden, abrupt movements:
noun
1. Violent forcible contact between two or more things:
2. Something that jars the mind or emotions:
Psychiatry: trauma.
Translations
صَدْمَههَزَّه، رَجَّهيَرْتَج فَجأةيُهَزهِز، يَرْتَج
drcnutídrkotatházetotřes
bumpechokrykryste
döcögzökkenészökkent
áfallhrista; rykkjakippurrykkjast
kratytisšokas
grūdienskratītkratītiestrieciens
hegať
poskakovatistrestisunek
sarsıla sarsıla gitmeksarsıntısarsmasarsmakşok

jolt

[dʒəʊlt]
A. N (= jerk) → sacudida f; (= sudden bump) → choque m (fig) → susto m
to give sb a jolt (fig) → dar un susto a algn
it gave me a bit of a joltme dio un buen susto
B. VT [vehicle] → sacudir; [+ person, elbow] → empujar (ligeramente), sacudir (levemente) (fig) → afectar mucho
to jolt sb into (doing) sthmover a algn a hacer algo
to jolt sb out of his complacencyhacer que algn se dé cuenta de la necesidad de hacer algo
C. VI [vehicle] → traquetear, dar tumbos

jolt

[ˈdʒəʊlt]
n
(= rough movement) → cahot m, secousse f
(= shock) → choc m
to give sb a jolt → faire un choc à qn
with a jolt
I realized with a jolt that → Cela m'a fait un choc quand j'ai réalisé que ...
vt
(= knock) → cahoter, secouer
(= shock) → choquer
vi (= move suddenly) → tressauter

jolt

vi (vehicle)holpern, rüttelnd fahren; (= give one jolt)einen Ruck machen; to jolt alongrüttelnd entlangfahren; to jolt to a haltruckweise anhalten
vt (lit) (= shake)durchschütteln, durchrütteln; (once) → einen Ruck geben or versetzen (+dat); (fig)aufrütteln; she was jolted awakesie wurde wachgerüttelt; she was jolted back to realitysie wurde mit einem Ruck wieder in die Wirklichkeit zurückgeholt; to jolt somebody out of his complacencyjdn aus seiner Zufriedenheit aufrütteln or reißen; to jolt somebody into doing somethingjdn so aufrütteln, dass er/sie etw tut; it jolted him into actiondas hat ihn aufgerüttelt
n
(= jerk)Ruck m
(fig inf)Schock m; he realized with a joltmit einem Schlag wurde ihm klar, …; it gave me a joltdas hat mir einen Schock versetzt

jolt

[dʒəʊlt]
1. vt (gen) → urtare (fig) → scuotere
to jolt sb into doing sth → spingere qn a fare qc
2. vi (vehicle) → sobbalzare
to jolt along → avanzare a sbalzi
3. n (jerk) → scossa, sobbalzo (fig) → colpo
it gave me a jolt (fig) → mi ha fatto venire un colpo

jolt

(dʒəult) verb
1. to move jerkily. The bus jolted along the road.
2. to shake or move suddenly. I was violently jolted as the train stopped.
noun
1. a sudden movement or shake. The car gave a jolt and started.
2. a shock. He got a jolt when he heard the bad news.

jolt

n. sacudida, tirón.
References in classic literature ?
The carriage swept with agonizing jolts up through the Piazza of Fiesole and into the Settignano road.
I noted its effect on my small crew, when, breaking their backs and hearts at heaving up anchor in forty fathoms, they knocked off gasping and trembling at the end of half an hour and had new life put into them by stiff jolts of rum.
Wardle, exhausted with shouting, had done the same, when a tremendous jolt threw them forward against the front of the vehicle.
I jolt dem right out in deh street before dey knows where dey is
I reckoned I was scared now, too; but in a minute I see I was mistaken -- that is, after the first jolt, as you may say, when my breath sort of hitched, he being so unexpected; but right away after I see I warn't scared of him worth bothring about.
She leaned forward and pressed her face against the window just as the carriage gave a big jolt.
As to the worthy convive of the preceding evening, he was carefully gathered up from the hunter's couch on which he lay, repentant and supine, and, being packed upon one of the horses, was hurried forward with the convoy, groaning and ejaculating at every jolt.
I'd say sniffing was hay fever and head jolts were to get hair off my face," she says.
The earthquake jolts were felt in twin cities of Rawalpindi Islamabad, Harripur, Peshawar, Mingora and adjoining areas.
Results from the green sand properties tests showed aeration-filled green sand specimens sustained a greater number of jolts and were stiffer and tougher than the gravity-filled sand specimens at any percentage compactability tested.
Te authors also include a comparative analysis of BED and JOLTS data and conclude that BED data on gross job gains and gross job losses and JOLTS data on hires and separations exhibit similar business cycle properties.
In a training session, the researchers taught participants to expect one of three intensities of painful heat, depending on the delay between a tone and the jolt.