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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a small, slender missile pointed at one end and usu. feathered at the other, propelled by hand, as in the game of darts, or by a blowgun when used as a weapon.

  2. something similar in function to such a missile, as the stinger of an insect.

  3. darts, (used with a sing. v.) a game in which darts are thrown at a target having a bull's-eye in the center.

    Category: Games

  4. a sudden swift movement.

  5. a tapered seam of fabric for adjusting the fit of a garment.

    Category: Clothing

  6. (v.i.)to move swiftly; spring or start suddenly and run swiftly; dash.

  7. (v.t.)to thrust or move suddenly or rapidly:

    to dart one's eyes around the room.

Origin of dart:

1275–1325; < OF < Old Low Franconian


Princeton's WordNet

  1. dart(noun)

    a small narrow pointed missile that is thrown or shot

  2. dart(noun)

    a tapered tuck made in dressmaking

  3. flit, dart(verb)

    a sudden quick movement

  4. flit, flutter, fleet, dart(verb)

    move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart

    "The hummingbird flitted among the branches"

  5. dart, dash, scoot, scud, flash, shoot(verb)

    run or move very quickly or hastily

    "She dashed into the yard"

  6. dart(verb)

    move with sudden speed

    "His forefinger darted in all directions as he spoke"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. dart(noun)ɑrt

    a pointed object for throwing or shooting

  2. dart(verb)ɑrt

    to move suddenly for a short distance

    A mouse darted across the room.


  1. dart(Noun)

    A pointed missile weapon, intended to be thrown by the hand; a short lance; a javelin; any sharp-pointed missile weapon, as an arrow.

  2. dart(Noun)

    Anything resembling a dart; anything that pierces or wounds like a dart.

  3. dart(Noun)

    A sudden or fast movement.

  4. dart(Noun)

    A fold that is stitched on a garment.

  5. dart(Noun)

    A fish; the dace.

  6. dart(Noun)

    A game of throwing darts at a target.

  7. dart(Verb)

    To throw with a sudden effort or thrust, as a dart or other missile weapon; to hurl or launch.

  8. dart(Verb)

    To send forth suddenly or rapidly; to emit; to shoot

  9. dart(Verb)

    To fly or pass swiftly, as a dart; to move rapidly in one direction; to shoot out quickly

    The flying man darted eastward.

  10. dart(Verb)

    To start and run with speed; to shoot rapidly along

    The deer darted from the thicket.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dart(noun)

    a pointed missile weapon, intended to be thrown by the hand; a short lance; a javelin; hence, any sharp-pointed missile weapon, as an arrow

  2. Dart(noun)

    anything resembling a dart; anything that pierces or wounds like a dart

  3. Dart(noun)

    a spear set as a prize in running

  4. Dart(noun)

    a fish; the dace. See Dace

  5. Dart(verb)

    to throw with a sudden effort or thrust, as a dart or other missile weapon; to hurl or launch

  6. Dart(verb)

    to throw suddenly or rapidly; to send forth; to emit; to shoot; as, the sun darts forth his beams

  7. Dart(verb)

    to fly or pass swiftly, as a dart

  8. Dart(verb)

    to start and run with velocity; to shoot rapidly along; as, the deer darted from the thicket


  1. DART

    DART, or Demonstration for Autonomous Rendezvous Technology, was a NASA sponsored project with the goal to develop and demonstrate an automated navigation and rendezvous capability in a NASA spacecraft. At the time of the DART mission, only the Russian Space Agency had autonomous space craft navigation. Orbital Sciences Corporation was the prime contractor for construction, launch and operation of the DART vehicle with a project cost of $95 million dollars. The contract was awarded in June 2001 and the spacecraft was launched on April 15, 2005. The mission ended prematurely, very shortly after an anomalous slow-velocity collision with its target spacecraft, having completed less than half of the original mission autonomous rendezvous objectives.

Anagrams of DART

  1. drat, DTRA, tard, trad

Translations for DART

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a pointed arrow-like weapon for throwing or shooting

a poisoned dart.

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