Definitions for jolt

Definitions for (noun) jolt

Main entry: jerk, jerking, jolt, saccade

Definition: an abrupt spasmodic movement

Main entry: shock, jolt, jounce, jar

Definition: a sudden jarring impact

Usage: the door closed with a jolt; all the jars and jolts were smoothed out by the shock absorbers

Definitions for (verb) jolt

Main entry: jolt

Definition: disturb (someone's) composure

Usage: The audience was jolted by the play

Main entry: jolt, jar

Definition: move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion

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