Main meanings of through-bolt in English

: through-bolt1through-bolt2

through-bolt1

(also thorough-bolt)

Pronunciation /ˈθruːˌbəʊlt/

noun

  • A bolt passing through the objects fastened by it, and secured at each end.

Origin

Early 19th century. In some forms from through- + bolt.

Main meanings of through-bolt in English

: through-bolt1through-bolt2

through-bolt2

(also thorough-bolt)

Pronunciation /ˈθruːˌbəʊlt/

verb

  • To fasten with a through-bolt.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Practical Mechanic's Journal 1852–3. From through-bolt.