bolting

bolting
I. noun (-s)
Etymology: Middle English bulting, from gerund of bulten to bolt (sift) — more at bolt
1. : the action or process of bolting (as flour or meal)
2. boltings plural : the coarser portion (as of flour or meal) separated from the rest by bolting
II. adjective
Etymology: from present participle of bolt (II)
of an eye : prominent (as in certain pigeons)

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  • Bolting — Bolt ing, n. 1. A sifting, as of flour or meal. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) A private arguing of cases for practice by students, as in the Inns of Court. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] {Bolting cloth}, wire, hair, silk, or other sieve cloth of different… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bolting — may refer to: *Bolting (horse), which can describe one of two different types of behaviour in horses *Bolting (horticulture), a growth behaviour in plantsee also*Bolt …   Wikipedia

  • Bolting — Bolt ing, n. A darting away; a starting off or aside. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bolting — Bolt Bolt, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bolted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bolting}.] [OE. bolten, boulten, OF. buleter, F. bluter, fr. Ll. buletare, buratare, cf. F. bure coarse woolen stuff; fr. L. burrus red. See {Borrel}, and cf. {Bultel}.] [1913 Webster] 1.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bolting — Bolt Bolt, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bolted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bolting}.] 1. To shoot; to discharge or drive forth. [1913 Webster] 2. To utter precipitately; to blurt or throw out. [1913 Webster] I hate when Vice can bolt her arguments. Milton. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bolting (horse) — Bolting when referring to equidae, refers to two different equine behaviors.RunawaysMost often, bolting refers to a runaway horses that gallop off with a handler at high speed, whether being ridden under saddle or driving in harness. There are… …   Wikipedia

  • Bolting (horticulture) — Bolting is the growth of an elongated stalk with flowers grown from within the main stem of a plant. This condition occurs in plants that are grown for their leaves, such as cabbage, lettuce, spinach, and other leafy greens. Bolting can also… …   Wikipedia

  • Bolting cloth — Bolting Bolt ing, n. 1. A sifting, as of flour or meal. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) A private arguing of cases for practice by students, as in the Inns of Court. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] {Bolting cloth}, wire, hair, silk, or other sieve cloth of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bolting hutch — Bolting Bolt ing, n. 1. A sifting, as of flour or meal. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) A private arguing of cases for practice by students, as in the Inns of Court. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] {Bolting cloth}, wire, hair, silk, or other sieve cloth of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bolting cloth — noun Etymology: bolting (I) : a firm fabric now usually of silk woven in various mesh sizes for bolting (as flour) or for use in screen printing, needlework, or photographic enlargements * * * a sturdy fabric, usually of fine silk or nylon mesh,… …   Useful english dictionary

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