American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Not bolted or fastened; unlocked.
- adj. Not sifted: unbolted flour.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not bolted; not fastened by bolts.
- Not bolted or sifted; not having the bran or coarse part separated by a bolter: as, unbolted meal. Hence Coarse; gross; not refined.
- adj. not firmly fastened or secured
“The fabric seating and wraparound shell are actually two separate parts, making upholstery options easy since the seat can be unbolted from the frame and removed.”
“He used the now archaic term unbolted cracker, which we now use the word whole wheat.”
“Like clockwork, the red light flashed to green and the lock unbolted.”
“The infirmary door unbolted from the inside, then creaked open, just enough for Miss Little to see the mess on her front porch.”
“Jenny had unbolted it from the top and gave it a kick, sending smoke up past the glowing red exit sign, her hair braided and whirling.”
“It has unbolted the hardware from the carrier -- something that's stifled innovation and competition in the U.S. mobile market for decades.”
“He unbolted one of several doors opening onto the courtyard and waved Josephine inside.”
““Foreigners,” Nazarian muttered to himself, and unbolted the door.”
“Holland unbolted the doors, which opened onto another street, and lifted her into the saddle.”
“Once Hank unbolted the door, Elliot rushed in with a gallon jug of orange juice in hand.”
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