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 for JOLT
From 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.
        [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.
     3. Something which causes a jolt[2]; as, the bad news was a

From 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]

From 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
     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.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      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,
      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"

From 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,

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

         Java OnLine Transactions (Java, Bea, OLTP)

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

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

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