Definition of Kingbolt

1. Noun. Bolt that provides a steering joint in a motor vehicle.

Exact synonyms: Kingpin, Swivel Pin
Generic synonyms: Bolt



Definition of Kingbolt

1. n. A vertical iron bolt, by which the forward axle and wheels of a vehicle or the trucks of a railroad car are connected with the other parts.

Definition of Kingbolt

1. Noun. The main bolt of a structure, especially the bolt in a motor vehicle that links the chassis to the axle, providing the steering pivot. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Kingbolt

1. a kingpin [n -S] - See also: kingpin

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kingbolt

king pair
king pairs
king penguin
king penguins
king post
king protea
king salmon
king skin
king snake
king tide
king tides
king vulture
king whiting
kingbird
kingbirds
kingbolt (current term)
kingbolts
kingcake
kingcraft
kingcrafts
kingcup
kingcups
kingdom
kingdom Animalia
kingdom Fungi
kingdom Monera
kingdom Plantae
kingdom Protoctista
kingdom come
kingdom of glory

Literary usage of Kingbolt

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1. Practical Treatise on the Construction of Iron Highway Bridges: For the Use by Alfred Pancoast Boller (1890)
"Taking moments around the foot of the kingbolt, we have for the thrust in either rafter: Reaction multiplied by its lever = thrust multiplied by its lever, ..."

2. Practical Treatise on the Construction of Iron Highway Bridges, for the Use by Alfred Pancoast Boller (1876)
"Taking moments around the foot of the kingbolt, we have for the thrust in either rafter: Reaction multiplied by its lever = thrust multiplied by its lever, ..."

3. The Writings of Mark Twain by Mark Twain (1899)
"But a correct average is only a mild virtue in a watch, and I took this instrument to another watchmaker. He said the kingbolt was broken. ..."

4. The Law Reports. Privy Council Appeals: Cases Heard and Determined by the by Herbert Cowell, Edmund F. Moore, Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords (1871)
"He said the kingbolt had broken." She also heard the Defendant say, that he could scarcely drive those Horses, and she added, that she had heard him tell ..."

5. The Horseless Age (1899)
"I. In this invention the front axle a is rigidly attached to the kingbolt b, which extends upward to about the height of the steering handle c, ..."

6. New National First[-fifth] Reader by Charles Joseph Barnes, J. Marshall Hawkes (1884)
"But a correct average Is only a mild virtue in a watch, and I took this instrument to another watchmaker. He said the kingbolt was broken. ..."

7. The Speaker's Garland: Comprising 100 Choice Selections by Phineas Garrett (1878)
"He said the kingbolt was broken. I said I was glad it was nothing more serious. To tell the plain truth, I had no idea what the ..."

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