jolt

Definitions:

  • To move or dislodge with a sudden, hard blow; strike heavily or jarringly.
  • To cause to move jerkily.
  • To put into a specified condition by or as if by a blow.
  • To make suddenly active or effective.
  • To disturb suddenly and severely; stun.
  • To proceed in an irregular, bumpy, or jerky fashion.
  • A sudden jarring or jerking motion, as from a blow.
  • None
  • A sudden, strong feeling of surprise or disappointment; a shock.
  • The cause of such a feeling.
  • A brief strong portion.
  • To shake with sudden jerks, as in a carriage on rough ground, or on a high-trotting horse.
  • To move with short, abrupt risings and fallings, as a carriage on rough ground; have a shaking or jerking motion.
  • A shock or shake by a sudden jerk, as in a carriage.
  • <em>plural</em> Cabbage-plants that in the spring go to seed prematurely.
  • <strong>Synonyms</strong> <em>Collision</em>, <em>Concussion</em>, etc. See <internalXref urlencoded="shock">shock</internalXref>.
  • To shake with short, abrupt risings and fallings, as a carriage moving on rough ground.
  • To cause to move with a sudden motion, especially an up and down motion, as in a carriage going over rough ground, or on a high-trotting horse
  • To stun or shock a person physically, as with a blow or electrical shock.
  • To stun or shock or change the mental state of (a person) suddenly, as if with a blow.
  • A sudden shock or jerk; a jolting motion, as in a carriage moving over rough ground.
  • A physical or psychological shock; see <er>jolt</er> v. t. senses 2 and 3.
  • Something which causes a <er>jolt</er>{2}.
  • To <xref>push</xref> or <xref>shake</xref> abruptly and roughly.
  • To <xref>knock</xref> sharply; to deal a blow to.
  • To <xref>shock</xref> (someone) into taking action or being alert; as, to jolt someone out of complacency
  • To <xref>shock</xref> <xref>emotionally</xref>.
  • To shake; to move with a series of <xref>jerks</xref>.
  • An act of jolting.
  • A <xref>surprise</xref> or <xref>shock</xref>.
  • A long <xref>prison</xref> <xref>sentence</xref>.
  • A <xref>narcotic</xref> <xref>injection</xref>.
  • move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion
  • disturb (someone's) composure
  • a sudden jarring impact
  • an abrupt spasmodic movement
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