A bolter (sense 10) aboard an aircraft carrier.



  • A person or thing that bolts, or runs suddenly.
  • A plant that grows larger and more rapidly than usual.
  • A machine or mechanism that automatically sifts milled flour.
  • A person who sifts flour or meal.
  • A filter mechanism.
  • An obscure athlete who wins an upset victory.
  • A horse that wins at long odds.
  • In team sports, a relatively little-known or inexperienced player who inspires the team to greater success.
  • A member of a political party who does not support the party's nominee.
  • A missed landing on an aircraft carrier; an aircraft that has made a missed landing.
  • A kind of fishing line; a boulter.



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