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bolt

1. To consume one's food or drink very quickly. The kids ran to the table, bolted their lunch, and ran right back outside to play. You're going to make yourself sick bolting your drinks like that.
2. To flee or depart very suddenly and quickly. The dogs bolted as soon as I opened the door to the kennel. I told the suspect to get down on his knees and put his hands in the air, but he bolted into a nearby alleyway.
3. To leave or depart. A: "Won't you stay a little longer?" B: "Nah, I had better bolt. I've got an early morning tomorrow." Come on, let's bolt. This party is dead.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

bolt

in. to leave; to go away. (Not necessarily fast.) Time to go, man. Let’s bolt.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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To determine the quantitative influencing effect of bolts on rock, more than 90 bolted and nonbolted concrete blocks were tested by an oblique shear test apparatus, which applied increasing shear force and normal force proportionally and simultaneously until the test sample reached the failure point.
and Friedrich, C., "Self-Loosening of Three Similar Bolted Joint Designs Using Finite Element Analysis," SAE Technical Paper 2014-28-0035, 2014, doi:10.4271/2014-28-0035.
[13.] DIN 25201-4 Design guidelines for railway vehicles and their components - Bolted joints - Part 4: Securing of bolted joints.
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The guidance of PCC-1-2010 can be applied at just about every stage of the development and use of bolted flange joints.
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Also, because of the position of the bolt pattern, the halves do not rest evenly when bolted together on the floor.