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un·bolt·ed 1

Not bolted or fastened; unlocked.

un·bolt·ed 2

Not sifted: unbolted flour.


(Agriculture) (of grain, meal, or flour) not sifted


(ʌnˈboʊl tɪd)

unfastened or unlocked.


(ʌnˈboʊl tɪd)

not sifted, as grain.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unbolted - not firmly fastened or securedunbolted - not firmly fastened or secured; "an unbarred door"; "went through the unlatched gate into the street"; "an unlocked room"
unfastened - not closed or secured; "the car door was unfastened"; "unfastened seatbelts"
References in classic literature ?
The door was not even unbolted. George anathematized Mrs.
She unchained and unbolted and unlocked and when the door was open she sprang across the step with one bound, and there she was standing on the grass, which seemed to have turned green, and with the sun pouring down on her and warm sweet wafts about her and the fluting and twittering and singing coming from every bush and tree.
The hermit speedily unbolted his portal, and admitted Locksley, with his two companions.
what have you to sell?' 'Good wares, fine wares,' said she; 'laces and bobbins of all colours.' 'I will let the old lady in; she seems to be a very good sort of body,' thought Snowdrop, as she ran down and unbolted the door.
Then he went across to his mother whilst I unbolted the door that gave on the corridor.
There was a door in the kitchen, communicating with the forge; I unlocked and unbolted that door, and got a file from among Joe's tools.
He's sure to fetch the Professor, and we couldn't take him in, you know!" And in another minute the disguises were stowed away in the cupboard, the door unbolted, and the two Conspirators seated lovingly side-by-side on the sofa, earnestly discussing a book the Vice-Warden had hastily snatched off the table, which proved to be the City-Directory of the capital of Outland.
He unbolted the door, called in the bearers, wished us good morning, and with a look full of meaning and a crook of his finger at parting went his way.
At four o'clock, on such a roseate summer's morning as even made Great Gaunt Street look cheerful, the faithful Tinker, having wakened her bedfellow, and bid her prepare for departure, unbarred and unbolted the great hall door (the clanging and clapping whereof startled the sleeping echoes in the street), and taking her way into Oxford Street, summoned a coach from a stand there.
Full many a creaking stair he climbed before he reached some attic rooms in a corner, turned the latch of their unbolted door, and stood beside the table of Neville Landless.
Softly Yvonne unbolted a small door, and, passing through it, Agravaine found himself looking up at the stars, while the great walls of the castle towered above him.
The roller features a handle that can be unbolted for easy storage plus a scraper bar that ensures any loose debris is not rolled back into the lawn.