/ (vɒlt) /

  1. a variant spelling of volt 2

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How to use volte in a sentence

  • It leaves out only the actual reason for her abrupt, 11th-hour volte-face.

    How Hillary's Feeling About Caroline | Christopher Buckley | January 24, 2009 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • Stop thrusts and hits with a half volte would be useful to you.

    The Child of Pleasure | Gabriele D'Annunzio
  • They turned tail with screams and fled to a distance, more than one falling in the sudden volte-face.

    The Long Night | Stanley Weyman
  • She destroyed whatever chance there was of a sudden volte-face on its part—and oh, the glorious uncertainty of this class of cat!

    Somehow Good | William de Morgan
  • Morley speaks of the volte, and says it is characterised by 'rising and leaping,' and is of the same 'measure' as a coranto.

    Shakespeare and Music | Edward W. Naylor
  • And for all their talk of freedom, Lennan could see the volte-face his friends would be making, if they only knew.

    The Dark Flower | John Galsworthy