unbolt

verb
un·​bolt | \ ˌən-ˈbōlt How to pronounce unbolt (audio) \
unbolted; unbolting; unbolts

Definition of unbolt

transitive verb

: to open or unfasten by withdrawing a bolt

Examples of unbolt in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With 11:38 remaining in the final quarter, Kenston defense unbolted a 21-21 deadlock to go ahead 23-21. cleveland, "Fourth-quarter safety sparks No. 4 Kenston to 37-21 victory over Willoughby South," 5 Oct. 2019 And true to Jeep history, the windshield can be unbolted and folded to the hood and the doors can be removed for a complete open-air experience with the convertible top. Mark Maynard, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Jeep Gladiator: the mudder of midsize pickups," 14 July 2019 To access the Pregnant Guppy’s cargo bay, the entire tail section (basically the rear half of the plane) was unbolted and rolled back on a wheeled trolley, and getting the two sections to join up again was not simple. David Hambling, Popular Mechanics, "Why the Super Guppy Is Such a Badass Plane," 17 Dec. 2018 Nearly every piece will be unbolted, inspected, repaired if necessary, cleaned, repainted and put in working order. Fox News, "National WW2 Museum renovating 1943 home front fire truck," 14 Mar. 2018 Nearly every piece will be unbolted, inspected, repaired if necessary, cleaned, repainted and put in working order. Fox News, "National WW2 Museum renovating 1943 home front fire truck," 14 Mar. 2018 Nearly every piece will be unbolted, inspected, repaired if necessary, cleaned, repainted and put in working order. Fox News, "National WW2 Museum renovating 1943 home front fire truck," 14 Mar. 2018 Nearly every piece will be unbolted, inspected, repaired if necessary, cleaned, repainted and put in working order. Fox News, "National WW2 Museum renovating 1943 home front fire truck," 14 Mar. 2018 Nearly every piece will be unbolted, inspected, repaired if necessary, cleaned, repainted and put in working order. Fox News, "National WW2 Museum renovating 1943 home front fire truck," 14 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of unbolt

1581, in the meaning defined above

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“Unbolt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unbolt. Accessed 5 Jun. 2020.

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