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Definition of bolt-action adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

bolt-action

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈbəʊlt ækʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈboʊlt ækʃn//
 
 
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(of a gun) having a back part that is opened by turning a bolt and sliding it back
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bolt-action