Definitions for dartdɑrt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
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.
something similar in function to such a missile, as the stinger of an insect.
darts, (used with a sing. v.) a game in which darts are thrown at a target having a bull's-eye in the center.
a sudden swift movement.
a tapered seam of fabric for adjusting the fit of a garment.
(v.i.)to move swiftly; spring or start suddenly and run swiftly; dash.
(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
a small narrow pointed missile that is thrown or shot
a tapered tuck made in dressmaking
a sudden quick movement
flit, flutter, fleet, dart(verb)
move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart
"The hummingbird flitted among the branches"
dart, dash, scoot, scud, flash, shoot(verb)
run or move very quickly or hastily
"She dashed into the yard"
move with sudden speed
"His forefinger darted in all directions as he spoke"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a pointed object for throwing or shooting
to move suddenly for a short distance
A mouse darted across the room.
A pointed missile weapon, intended to be thrown by the hand; a short lance; a javelin; any sharp-pointed missile weapon, as an arrow.
Anything resembling a dart; anything that pierces or wounds like a dart.
A sudden or fast movement.
A fold that is stitched on a garment.
A fish; the dace.
A game of throwing darts at a target.
To throw with a sudden effort or thrust, as a dart or other missile weapon; to hurl or launch.
To send forth suddenly or rapidly; to emit; to shoot
To fly or pass swiftly, as a dart; to move rapidly in one direction; to shoot out quickly
The flying man darted eastward.
To start and run with speed; to shoot rapidly along
The deer darted from the thicket.
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
anything resembling a dart; anything that pierces or wounds like a dart
a spear set as a prize in running
a fish; the dace. See Dace
to throw with a sudden effort or thrust, as a dart or other missile weapon; to hurl or launch
to throw suddenly or rapidly; to send forth; to emit; to shoot; as, the sun darts forth his beams
to fly or pass swiftly, as a dart
to start and run with velocity; to shoot rapidly along; as, the deer darted from the thicket
Translations for dart
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a pointed arrow-like weapon for throwing or shooting
a poisoned dart.
- سَهْم صَغير، نُبَيْلهArabic
- dardoPortuguese (BR)
- šipka, šípCzech
- der PfeilGerman
- dardo, flechillaSpanish
- viskoda, (viske)noolEstonian
- تیر؛ زوبینFarsi
- भाला, बल्लमHindi
- sulica, ubodCroatian
- šķēps; šautraLatvian
- تیر؛ زوبینPersian
- نوكداره ګولۍ: تېز حركت: يو ډول دنښې ويشتلو لوبه چه په كو چنيو غشو سره اجرا كيږى: په تيزۍ غورځول: په بيړه توغولPashto
- oštep, šípSlovak
- 鏢，標槍Chinese (Trad.)
- стріла; дротикUkrainian
- پھینکنے یا نشانہ لگانے کے لۓ ایک نوکدار تیرنما ہتھیارUrdu
- phi tiêuVietnamese
- 镖，标枪Chinese (Simp.)
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