Dead Bolt

Business / Construction / Dead Bolt: An exterior security lock installed on exterior entry doors that can be activated only with a key or thumb-turn. Unlike a latch, which has a beveled tongue, dead bolts have square ends.
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Other Words for Bolt

Bolt Verb Synonyms: spring, dart, shoot off, take flight, run (away or off), rush (off or away), break away, flee, decamp, abscond, escape, fly, dash (off or away), skedaddle, scram, scarper, do a bunk, do a moonlight flit, take a (run-out) powder
Bolt Noun Synonyms: arrow, dart, projectile, missile, Historical quarrel
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Other Words for Dead

Dead Adverb Synonyms: completely, entirely, absolutely, totally, abruptly, suddenly
Dead Adjective Synonyms: deceased, defunct, extinct, gone, departed, late, lifeless, no more, done for, gone for a burton
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Dead Rubber

Entertainment / Tennis / Dead Rubber: Refers to a davis cup match which is played after the victor of the tie has already been decided. Dead rubbers may or may not be played depending on the coaches agreement to do so and are usually best MORE

Dead Smooth

Business / Machine Shop / Dead Smooth: The term applied to the finest cut of a file. MORE

Dead Reckoning

Technology / Aviation / Dead Reckoning: In pioneer flight before radio, beacons, and accurate maps, flying distances much by instinct and guesswork, and referring to whatever landmarks were below, was quite routine. The 'dead' part simply m MORE

Dead Puck

Entertainment / Ice Hockey / Dead Puck: A puck that flies out of the rink or that a player has caught in his hand. MORE

Dead Metaphor

Life Style / Poetry / Dead Metaphor: An originally metaphoric expression in which the implied comparison has been forgotten and is taken literally, as, for example, 'i have my hands full at this time.' MORE

Dead Net

Entertainment / Tennis / Dead Net: A situation when a player scores by inadvertently hitting the ball in such a way that it touches the upper cord of the net and rolls over to the other side; the player is said to have 'gotten (caught) MORE