Bolt and Pin


Bolt noun - A screw that screws into a nut to form a fastener.

Pin is a synonym for bolt in rivet topic. In some cases you can use "Pin" instead the word "Bolt" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like bar, lock, threaded metal rod. popular alternative

Nearby Words: bolted, bolter, bolting


Pin noun - A lower limb of an animal.
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Synonyms for Pin

Bolt is a synonym for pin in peg topic. You can use "Bolt" instead the word "Pin" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as thing, rivet, threaded metal rod. popular alternative

Nearby Word: pinion

How words are described

long long bolt long pin
original original bolt original pin
straight straight bolt straight pin
single single bolt single pin
Other adjectives: simple, heavy, small, powerful, large, little, poisoned, new, yellow, extra, gigantic, last, said, giant, red, magical.

Both words in one sentence

  • IKEA Weaponry The M-16/ AR-15 style of rifle breaks in two by pulling a pin and a bolt, with the barrel, upper receiver, iron sights and optics remaining together.
    Source: IKEA Weaponry
  • Break Out the Museum Piece Third, an SMLE is safer to use because the firing pin is not cocked while the bolt is being opened (an SMLE cocks the firing pin while the bolt is being closed).
  • Pinned to the Wall Father Brown: In "The Lair of the Libertines", the killer prevents Father Brown from leaving the hotel grounds by using a crossbow bolt to pin his cassock to a target.
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Pin or Bolt. 2016. Accessed August 08, 2022.
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