I. adjective Etymology: 2bolt Date: circa 1580 not fastened by bolts II. adjective Etymology: 4bolt Date: circa 1598 not sifted <
unbolted flour

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  • unbolted — unbolted1 [unbōl′tid] adj. not fastened with a bolt unbolted2 [unbōl′tid] adj. not bolted or sifted: said as of flour …   English World dictionary

  • unbolted — unbolted1 /un bohl tid/, adj. not fastened or secured, as with a bolt or bolts. [1570 80; UN 1 + BOLT1 + ED2] unbolted2 /un bohl tid/, adj. not sifted, as grain. [1560 70; UN 1 + BOLT2 + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • unbolted — adjective a) unsifted. b) Not fastened with a bolt. See Also: bolt …   Wiktionary

  • unbolted — adj. not bolted; unlocked, open; not fastened (with bolts etc.); not sifted (of grain etc.)v. unlock, open, remove the bolt …   English contemporary dictionary

  • unbolted — un·bolted …   English syllables

  • unbolted — I un•bolt•ed [[t]ʌnˈboʊl tɪd[/t]] adj. unfastened or unlocked • Etymology: 1570–80 II un•bolt•ed [[t]ʌnˈboʊl tɪd[/t]] adj. not sifted, as grain • Etymology: 1560–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • unbolted — I. /ʌnˈboʊltəd/ (say un bohltuhd) adjective not fastened, as a door. {un 1 + bolt1 + ed2} II. /ʌnˈboʊltəd/ (say un bohltuhd) adjective not sifted, as grain. {un 1 …   Australian English dictionary

  • unbolted — adj. 1 not bolted. 2 (of flour etc.) not sifted …   Useful english dictionary

  • graham flour — unbolted wheat flour, containing all of the wheat grain; whole wheat flour. [1825 35, Amer.; named after Sylvester Graham (1794 1851), U.S. dietary reformer] * * * …   Universalium

  • un|bolt|ed — un|bolt|ed1 «uhn BOHL tihd», adjective. not bolted or fastened; unlocked: »an unbolted door. un|bolt|ed2 «uhn BOHL tihd», adjective. 1. not sifted: »unbolted flour. 2. Obsolete, Figurative. rough and dirty; lacking any refinement; coarse: »I will …   Useful english dictionary

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