Bolin is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:
- Bert Bolin (1925–2007), Swedish meteorologist
- Bobby Bolin (born 1939), U.S. Major League Baseball pitcher
- Danny Bolin, U.S. soccer player
- Jane Bolin (1908–2007), U.S. lawyer
- Kenny Bolin (born 1960), U.S. professional wrestling manager
- James E. Bolin (1914–2002), American judge
- Rolf Ling Bolin (1901–1973), U.S. marine biologist
- Shannon Bolin (1917–2016), U.S. actress
- Tommy Bolin (1951–1976), U.S. rock guitarist
- Wesley Bolin (1909–1978), U.S. politician
Bolin, voiced by P.J. Byrne, is a major fictional character in Nickelodeon's animated television series The Legend of Korra, which aired from 2012 to 2014. The character and the series, a sequel to Avatar: The Last Airbender, were created by Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko. Bolin is able to manipulate the classical element of earth, which is known as earthbending. It is revealed in the third season that he is also able to create and control lava, which is a very rare sub-ability called lavabending.
Usage examples of "bolin".
It was not the sort of neighborhood he would have expected someone who dressed as well as Bolin to visit.
Whatever Bolin wanted from him, it was obviously not a normal privateer’s contract.
He climbed them quickly and was about to knock when Micah Bolin opened the office door.
Whoever Bolin was, he obviously had not been the occupant for long and did not appear to be staying for any great period.
There was a quiet beeping noise after which Bolin began to read aloud as glowing text scrolled up the flat screen.
Micah Bolin had called the device a “parachute” and had assured him that it was safe.
The diagram Micah Bolin had shown them placed Dalishaar’s bedroom on the other side of the tower, far enough distant that he should not have heard the sounds they had made.
By the time Crandall and Reese finished inspecting the third storeroom, it was obvious that Bolin’s information was uncannily accurate.
Yet, even this would be too small for Bolin’s airships when they arrived.
Sands could imagine Bolin glued to his screens, nervously monitoring every aspect of the raid.
Any signal emitted inside SparrowHawk ’s cargo hold would be grounded out by the extensive shielding Bolin’s technicians had installed.
Although they were not showing themselves, Bolin’s people were being equally cautious.
It was immediately replaced at the docking bridge by Bolin’s flagship.
The clock disappeared and Micah Bolin’s further instructions appeared.
When their share of everything aboard Micah Bolin’s airships was counted, they were all rich beyond imagining, even figuring in the fraction of true value their plunder would bring on the black market.