kingbolt
noun Date: 1825 a vertical bolt by which the forward axle and wheels of a vehicle or the trucks of a railroad car are connected with the other parts

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  • Kingbolt — King bolt , n. A vertical iron bolt, by which the forward axle and wheels of a vehicle or the trucks of a railroad car are connected with the other parts. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kingbolt — [kiŋ′bōlt΄] n. any main bolt; esp., one that acts as a vertical pivot for a turning vehicle, as that connecting the front axle of a wagon, etc., or the truck of a railroad car, with the body …   English World dictionary

  • kingbolt — /king bohlt /, n. 1. a vertical bolt connecting the body of a vehicle with the fore axle, the body of a railroad car with a truck, etc. 2. (in a roof truss) an iron or steel rod serving as a king post. Also called king rod. [1815 25; KING +… …   Universalium

  • kingbolt — noun The main bolt of a structure, especially the bolt in a motor vehicle that links the chassis to the axle, providing the steering pivot. Syn: kingpin …   Wiktionary

  • kingbolt — n. kingpin, vertical pin in a knuckle joint, steering joint in a motor vehicle …   English contemporary dictionary

  • kingbolt — noun a kingpin …   English new terms dictionary

  • kingbolt — king•bolt [[t]ˈkɪŋˌboʊlt[/t]] n. rai a vertical bolt connecting the body of a vehicle with the fore axle, the body of a railroad car with a truck, etc • Etymology: 1815–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • kingbolt — /ˈkɪŋboʊlt/ (say kingbohlt) noun 1. a vertical bolt connecting the body of a horse drawn vehicle with the fore axle, the body of a railway carriage with a truck, etc. 2. → kingrod …   Australian English dictionary

  • kingbolt — n. = KINGPIN …   Useful english dictionary

  • AS-13 Kingbolt — Allgemeine Angaben Typ: Luftgestützte Abstandswaffe Hersteller: Konstruktionsbüro Wympel Entwicklung: 1970er …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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