1 move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion [syn: jar]
2 disturb (someone's) composure; "The audience was jolted by the play"
EtymologyMaybe from jollen.
- To push or shake abruptly and roughly.
- The bus jolted its passengers.
- To knock sharply; to deal a blow to.
- To shock (someone) into taking action or being alert; as, to jolt someone out of complacency
- To shock emotionally.
- Her untimely death jolted us all.
- To shake; to move with a series of jerks.
- The bus jolted along the stony path.
(transitive) shock into taking action
(intransitive) shake, move with a series of jerks
Jolt may refer to:
- Jolt Cola, a soft drink
- Jolt gum, a caffeinated chewing gum from the makers of Jolt Cola
- Jolt Online Gaming, a game server host, game network and broadband internet service provider
- Jerk or surge, in physics, the third derivative of position with regard to time
- Jolt (Transformers), characters in the Transformers series
- Jolt (comics), a teen heroine from Marvel Comics
- Daily Jolt, a network of student-run college websites
- Jolt (Marchese), a teen heroine from Marchese Comics
- Jolt Microcomputer, a Microcomputer developed by Microcomputer Associates, Incorporated released in 1975.
- Jolt, a Java class library and API that provides an interface to BEA Tuxedo from remote Java clients.
- As an acronym, JOLT may stand for one of at least two journals called the ''Journal of Law and Technology.
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