Used to describe a rifle which to load a round into the chamber and eject the spent cassing needs to have the bolt opened and closed by hand. Most WWII rifles were bolt action (No4 .303) and modern sniper rifles and hunting rifles are usually bolt action
Me and my son take my remington .223 bolt action sniper rifle with us and shoot some dear, it is ver relaxing
by Joshieo May 27, 2006
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The Greatest Super Hero known to mankind. He is an Electric Super Hero. He has a weapon known and feared as "The Bolt Driver". It's a metal rod that he shoots his electric powers through to create a larger, stronger effect. It is also a baton to knock out lesser threats.
I am Bolt Action "Prepare To Be SHOCKED!"
by Kyle Mittelstaedt August 21, 2006
A stick shift car or a car with a manual tansmision.
I have a Bolt action Mustang GT.
by Kevin McKeon July 18, 2005