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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a sudden jarring impact;
- Example: "the door closed with a jolt"
- Example: "all the jars and jolts were smoothed out by the shock absorbers"
[syn: jolt, jar, jounce, shock]

2. an abrupt spasmodic movement;
[syn: jerk, jerking, jolt, saccade]

VERB (2)

1. move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion;
[syn: jolt, jar]

2. disturb (someone's) composure;
- Example: "The audience was jolted by the play"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Jolt \Jolt\, n. 1. A sudden shock or jerk; a jolting motion, as in a carriage moving over rough ground. [1913 Webster] The first jolt had like to have shaken me out. --Swift. [1913 Webster] 2. A physical or psychological shock; see jolt v. t. senses 2 and 3; as, the stock market plunge was a big jolt to his sense of affluence; he touched the casing of the ungrounded motor and got a jolt from a short inside. [PJC] 3. Something which causes a jolt[2]; as, the bad news was a jolt. [PJC]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Jolt \Jolt\ (j[=o]lt), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Jolted; p. pr. & vb. n. Jolting.] [Prob. fr. jole, joll, jowl, and orig. meaning, to knock on the head. See Jowl.] To shake with short, abrupt risings and fallings, as a carriage moving on rough ground; as, the coach jolts. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Jolt \Jolt\, v. t. 1. To cause to move with a sudden motion, especially an up and down motion, as in a carriage going over rough ground, or on a high-trotting horse; as, the horse jolts the rider; fast driving jolts the carriage and the passengers. [1913 Webster] 2. To stun or shock a person physically, as with a blow or electrical shock; as, the earthquake jolted him out of bed. [PJC] 3. To stun or shock or change the mental state of (a person) suddenly, as if with a blow; as, the sight of the house on fire jolted him into action; his mother's early death jolted his idyllic happiness. [PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

jolt n 1: a sudden jarring impact; "the door closed with a jolt"; "all the jars and jolts were smoothed out by the shock absorbers" [syn: jolt, jar, jounce, shock] 2: an abrupt spasmodic movement [syn: jerk, jerking, jolt, saccade] v 1: move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion [syn: jolt, jar] 2: disturb (someone's) composure; "The audience was jolted by the play"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

213 Moby Thesaurus words for "jolt": agitate, amaze, amble, assault, astonish, astound, barge, bear, bear upon, bearing, blow, bob, bobble, bombshell, boost, bounce, bowl along, bowl down, bowl over, buck, bull, bulldoze, bump, bump against, bundle, bunt, butt, butt against, chatter, clash, clump, collision, concussion, cram, crash, crowd, daze, didder, dig, discombobulate, discompose, disconcert, disquiet, disturb, dither, draft, drag, dram, drench, drink, drive, drop, dumbfound, elbow, electrify, falter, flounce, flurry, fluster, flutter, foot, footslog, force, frighten, fuss, gargle, goad, grimace, guzzle, halt, have an ague, head, hippety-hop, hit, hitch, hobble, hop, hurtle, hustle, jab, jactitate, jam, jar, jerk, jig, jigger, jigget, jiggle, jog, joggle, jostle, jounce, jump, knock, libation, limp, lumber, lunge, lurch, mince, nip, nudge, pace, paddle, peg, percussion, perturb, piaffe, piaffer, pile drive, plod, poke, potation, potion, prance, press, pressure, prod, pull, punch, push, quake, quaver, quiver, rack, ram, ram down, rattle, rictus, rock, roll, round, round of drinks, ruffle, run, run against, sashay, saunter, scuff, scuffle, scuttle, shake, shake up, shamble, shiver, shock, shot, shoulder, shove, shudder, shuffle, sidle, single-foot, sip, skip, slink, slither, slog, slouch, slug, snifter, snort, spot, stagger, stalk, stamp, start, startle, stir, stomp, straddle, straggle, stress, stride, strike, strike dumb, stroll, strut, stump, stun, stupefy, suck, sup, surprise, swagger, swig, swill, swing, take aback, tamp, thrust, tic, tittup, toddle, tot, totter, traipse, tremble, tremor, trip, trouble, trudge, turn, twitch, twitter, unsettle, upset, vibrate, waddle, wamble, wet, wiggle, wobble
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016):

JOLT Java OnLine Transactions (Java, Bea, OLTP)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018):

Java Open Language Toolkit JOLT (JOLT) A project aimed at providing a freely available and redistributale implementation of Sun Microsystems's Java language and tools. ( (1996-12-17)