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noun [countable] jolt pronunciation in British English /dʒəʊlt/
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  1. 1
    a sudden strong feeling that does not last long, especially one of surprise or fear
    I realized with a jolt that she was staring at me.
    a jolt of surprise
    1. a.
      a shock
      This announcement will be a jolt to investors.
  2. 3
    a sudden strong increase in energy
    a jolt of electricity

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