What does DART mean?

Definitions for DARTdɑrt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word DART.

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"


  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

  9. Origin: [OF. dart, of German origin; cf. OHG. tart javelin, dart, AS. dara, daro, Sw. dart dagger, Icel. darrar dart.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dart

    därt, n. a pointed weapon for throwing with the hand: anything that pierces.—v.t. to hurl suddenly: to send or shoot forth.—v.i. to start or shoot forth rapidly—freq. Dar′tle.—adv. Dart′ingly. [O. Fr. dart; from a Low Ger. root.]

Editors Contribution

  1. dart

    A type of sporting device created and designed in various colors, materials, weight, shapes, sizes and styles used in the sport or game of Darts.

    Darts are created in different colors and in the sport of Darts they have a different weight in the end of the dart.

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  1. DART

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Anagrams for DART »

  1. drat, DTRA, tard, trad


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of DART in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of DART in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jill Parsons:

    So many times we thought we were going to get them there, and they would dart in another direction.

  2. Ella Wheeler Wilcox:

    With care, and skill, and cunning art, She parried Time's malicious dart, And kept the years at bay, Till passion entered in her heart and aged her in a day!

  3. Matthew Prior:

    Fantastic tyrant of the amorous heart. How hard thy yoke, how cruel thy dart. Those escape your anger who refuse your sway, and those are punished most, who most obey.

  4. Mahabharata:

    A wound inflicted by arrows heals, a wood cut down by an axe grows, but harsh words are hateful?a wound inflicted by them does not heal. Arrows of different sorts can be extracted from the body, but a word-dart cannot be drawn out, for it is seated in the heart.

  5. Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne:

    There are two cars in particular, the Dodge Dart and the Chrysler 200, which will run their course but without creating additional capacity in the United States, we need to re-utilize ... plant infrastructure to try and deal with the development of both Jeep and the Ram brands.

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