unbolt


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un·bolt

 (ŭn-bōlt′)
tr.v. un·bolt·ed, un·bolt·ing, un·bolts
To release the bolts of (a door, for example); unlock.

unbolt

(ʌnˈbəʊlt)
vb (tr)
1. to unfasten a bolt of (a door)
2. (Building) to undo (the nut) on a bolt

un•bolt

(ʌnˈboʊlt)

v.t.
1. to open (a door, window, etc.) by or as if by removing a bolt; unlock.
2. to unfasten, as by the removal of threaded bolts.
v.i.
3. to become unbolted.
[1425–75]

unbolt


Past participle: unbolted
Gerund: unbolting

Imperative
unbolt
unbolt
Present
I unbolt
you unbolt
he/she/it unbolts
we unbolt
you unbolt
they unbolt
Preterite
I unbolted
you unbolted
he/she/it unbolted
we unbolted
you unbolted
they unbolted
Present Continuous
I am unbolting
you are unbolting
he/she/it is unbolting
we are unbolting
you are unbolting
they are unbolting
Present Perfect
I have unbolted
you have unbolted
he/she/it has unbolted
we have unbolted
you have unbolted
they have unbolted
Past Continuous
I was unbolting
you were unbolting
he/she/it was unbolting
we were unbolting
you were unbolting
they were unbolting
Past Perfect
I had unbolted
you had unbolted
he/she/it had unbolted
we had unbolted
you had unbolted
they had unbolted
Future
I will unbolt
you will unbolt
he/she/it will unbolt
we will unbolt
you will unbolt
they will unbolt
Future Perfect
I will have unbolted
you will have unbolted
he/she/it will have unbolted
we will have unbolted
you will have unbolted
they will have unbolted
Future Continuous
I will be unbolting
you will be unbolting
he/she/it will be unbolting
we will be unbolting
you will be unbolting
they will be unbolting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been unbolting
you have been unbolting
he/she/it has been unbolting
we have been unbolting
you have been unbolting
they have been unbolting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been unbolting
you will have been unbolting
he/she/it will have been unbolting
we will have been unbolting
you will have been unbolting
they will have been unbolting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been unbolting
you had been unbolting
he/she/it had been unbolting
we had been unbolting
you had been unbolting
they had been unbolting
Conditional
I would unbolt
you would unbolt
he/she/it would unbolt
we would unbolt
you would unbolt
they would unbolt
Past Conditional
I would have unbolted
you would have unbolted
he/she/it would have unbolted
we would have unbolted
you would have unbolted
they would have unbolted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.unbolt - undo the bolt ofunbolt - undo the bolt of; "unbolt the door"
open, open up - cause to open or to become open; "Mary opened the car door"
bolt - secure or lock with a bolt; "bolt the door"
Translations
يَرْفَع المِزْلاج
uvolnit zástrčku
skjóta loku frá; opna
atbultēt
uvoľniť zástrčku/závoru
sürmesini açmak

unbolt

[ˈʌnˈbəʊlt] VTdesatrancar, quitar el cerrojo de

unbolt

vtaufriegeln; he left the door unbolteder verriegelte die Tür nicht

unbolt

[ʌnˈbəʊlt] vtlevare il catenaccio a

unbolt

(anˈbəult) verb
to open the bolt of (eg a door). The shop-keeper unbolted the door and let the customers enter.
References in classic literature ?
I had often admired it and I knew my way about in it; I had only, after just faltering at the first chill gloom of its disuse, to pass across it and unbolt as quietly as I could one of the shutters.
Now, Jane, trip on before us away to the backstairs; unbolt the side-passage door, and tell the driver of the post-chaise you will see in the yard--or just outside, for I told him not to drive his rattling wheels over the pavement--to be ready; we are coming: and, Jane, if any one is about, come to the foot of the stairs and hem.
She knew a small side door which she could unbolt herself and she flew downstairs in her stocking feet and put on her shoes in the hall.
He can't possibly get out anywhere, and as soon we 've cut up the candy, we 'll unbolt the door and run.
Unbolt the negative terminal first, then the positive.
RAY: If you're unable to release the latch with a screwdriver, then you have to either try to unbolt the latch from the inside and remove it, or do a "Law and Order'' on it.
Project Unbolt," as Digital First calls it, will focus on coverage and storytelling (adopting live coverage whenever possible), adapt processes, increase newsroom engagement, change planning and management, focus on mobile publishing and increase standards.
All they need to do is to unbolt a few screws and they come off," a watchman in the area told XPRESS.
Change-over can be completed in three steps: Unbolt and replace the gripper assembly.
According to Mashable, in a revolutionary attempt at having keyless doors in future, the Kevo iPhone app that comes with the smart lock, users can bolt or unbolt the doors, while a normal key backup still remains.
The Kunsthal said in a statement on Monday that the electronic locks on its doors were in working order, but were designed to automatically unbolt shortly after the burglar alarm was set off.
trying to unbolt the fender while he was at the garage at around 8:30 pm.