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dart

 (därt)
n.
1.
a. A slender, pointed missile, often having tail fins, thrown by hand, shot from a blowgun, or expelled by an exploding bomb.
b. darts(used with a sing. or pl. verb) Games A game in which such missiles are thrown at a target.
c. An object likened to such a missile.
2. The stinger of an insect.
3. A sudden, rapid movement: He made a dart for the door.
4. A tapered tuck sewn to adjust the fit of a garment.
v. dart·ed, dart·ing, darts
v.intr.
1. To move suddenly and rapidly: The dog darted across the street.
2. To be directed suddenly and rapidly: His eyes darted around the room.
v.tr.
1. To cause to dart: The squirrel darted its head from side to side.
2.
a. Archaic To throw or cast (a dart or missile).
b. To cast (a look or the eyes) suddenly and rapidly in a direction.
3. To shoot (an animal, for example) with a dart, especially to inject a drug.

[Middle English, from Old French, of Germanic origin.]

dart

(dɑːt)
n
1. (Games, other than specified) a small narrow pointed missile that is thrown or shot, as in the game of darts
2. a sudden quick movement
3. (Zoology) zoology a slender pointed structure, as in snails for aiding copulation or in nematodes for penetrating the host's tissues
4. (Knitting & Sewing) a tapered tuck made in dressmaking
vb
to move or throw swiftly and suddenly; shoot: she darted across the room.
[C14: from Old French, of Germanic origin; related to Old English daroth spear, Old High German tart dart]
ˈdarting adj
ˈdartingly adv

dart

(dɑːt)
n
(Animals) any of various tropical and semitropical marine fish
[from Middle English darce, from Late Latin dardus, dart, javelin]

dart

(dɑrt)

n.
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.
4. a sudden swift movement.
5. a tapered seam of fabric for adjusting the fit of a garment.
v.i.
6. to move swiftly; spring or start suddenly and run swiftly; dash.
v.t.
7. to thrust or move suddenly or rapidly: to dart one's eyes around the room.
[1275–1325; < Old French < Old Low Franconian]
dart′ing•ly, adv.

dart


Past participle: darted
Gerund: darting

Imperative
dart
dart
Present
I dart
you dart
he/she/it darts
we dart
you dart
they dart
Preterite
I darted
you darted
he/she/it darted
we darted
you darted
they darted
Present Continuous
I am darting
you are darting
he/she/it is darting
we are darting
you are darting
they are darting
Present Perfect
I have darted
you have darted
he/she/it has darted
we have darted
you have darted
they have darted
Past Continuous
I was darting
you were darting
he/she/it was darting
we were darting
you were darting
they were darting
Past Perfect
I had darted
you had darted
he/she/it had darted
we had darted
you had darted
they had darted
Future
I will dart
you will dart
he/she/it will dart
we will dart
you will dart
they will dart
Future Perfect
I will have darted
you will have darted
he/she/it will have darted
we will have darted
you will have darted
they will have darted
Future Continuous
I will be darting
you will be darting
he/she/it will be darting
we will be darting
you will be darting
they will be darting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been darting
you have been darting
he/she/it has been darting
we have been darting
you have been darting
they have been darting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been darting
you will have been darting
he/she/it will have been darting
we will have been darting
you will have been darting
they will have been darting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been darting
you had been darting
he/she/it had been darting
we had been darting
you had been darting
they had been darting
Conditional
I would dart
you would dart
he/she/it would dart
we would dart
you would dart
they would dart
Past Conditional
I would have darted
you would have darted
he/she/it would have darted
we would have darted
you would have darted
they would have darted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dart - a small narrow pointed missile that is thrown or shotdart - a small narrow pointed missile that is thrown or shot
banderilla - a decorated dart that is implanted in the neck or shoulders of the bull during a bull fight
projectile, missile - a weapon that is forcibly thrown or projected at a targets but is not self-propelled
2.dart - a tapered tuck made in dressmaking
garment - an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"
tuck - a narrow flattened pleat or fold that is stitched in place
3.dart - a sudden quick movementdart - a sudden quick movement    
movement, motility, motion, move - a change of position that does not entail a change of location; "the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise"; "movement is a sign of life"; "an impatient move of his hand"; "gastrointestinal motility"
Verb1.dart - move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart; "The hummingbird flitted among the branches"
butterfly - flutter like a butterfly
hurry, travel rapidly, zip, speed - move very fast; "The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed"
2.dart - run or move very quickly or hastily; "She dashed into the yard"
plunge - dash violently or with great speed or impetuosity; "She plunged at it eagerly"
shoot down, tear, buck, charge, shoot - move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office"
hie, hotfoot, pelt along, race, rush, rush along, speed, step on it, belt along, bucket along, cannonball along, hasten - move fast; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street"
3.dart - move with sudden speed; "His forefinger darted in all directions as he spoke"
lunge, hurl, hurtle, thrust - make a thrusting forward movement

dart

verb
1. dash, run, race, shoot, fly, speed, spring, tear, rush, bound, flash, hurry, sprint, bolt, hasten, whizz, haste, flit, scoot She darted away through the trees.
2. shoot, send, cast She darted a sly glance at him.
noun
1. arrow, missile, shaft, projectile He died after being struck by a poison dart.
2. dash, run, rush, sprint, race, bolt, spurt, sortie He made a dart for the finishing line.

dart

verb
2. To pass quickly and lightly through the air:
3. To send through the air with a motion of the hand or arm:
Informal: fire.
Translations
إنْدِفاع، وَثْبَه صَغيرَهسَهْمسَهْم صَغير، نُبَيْلهيَنْدَفِع، يَنْطَلِق
šipkaskočitvběhnoutprudký pohybšíp
pilpilefare
sageto
keihäslaskosnuolirynnätäsännätä
strelica
dárdaszökellésszökken
pílaskjótastsnögg og skyndileg hreyfing
ダーツ用の投げ矢
가늘고 짧은 화살
metimasisnertismiginisstrėlikių mėtymasšuolis
mestiesšautrašķēpszibenīga kustība
vbehnúť
pikadosulicašvigniti
strelicažalo
pil
ลูกดอก
phi tiêu

dart

[dɑːt]
A. N
1. (= movement) → movimiento m rápido
to make a dart forprecipitarse hacia
2. (Sport) → dardo m, rehilete m
darts (= game) → dardos mpl
to play dartsjugar a los dardos
3. (= weapon) → dardo m, flecha f
4. (Sew) → pinza f
B. VT [+ look] → lanzar
C. VI to dart in/outentrar/salir como una flecha
to dart at or for sthlanzarse or precipitarse hacia algo
dart away dart off VI + ADVsalir como una flecha

dart

[ˈdɑːrt]
n
(for game)fléchette f
(= arrow) → flèche f
vi
(= move quickly) [person] to dart towards → se précipiter vers, s'élancer vers
to dart away → partir comme une flèche
to dart along → passer comme une flèche
[eyes]
His eyes darted to Wilfred, then Michael → Il lança un regard furtif à Wilfred, puis à Michael.
vt
to dart a look at sb → lancer un regard furtif à qn
She darted a sly sideways glance at him
BUT Elle lui lança un coup d'oeil malicieux de côté.
dart across
vt fus (= cross quickly) → traverser comme un flèche

dart

n
(movement) → Satz m; the fish made a dart for the shelter of the weedsder Fisch schnellte ins schützende Seegras; with a dart of its tongue the chameleon caught its preydie Zunge schnellte heraus, und das Chamäleon hatte seine Beute gefangen; he felt a dart of pain when he thought of herein plötzlicher Schmerz durchzuckte ihn, als er an sie dachte
(= weapon)Pfeil m; (fig: of sarcasm etc) → Spitze f; (Sport) → (Wurf)pfeil m
(liter, of serpent) → (Gift)zahn m; (of bee)Stachel m
(Sew) → Abnäher m
viflitzen; (fish)schnellen; to dart out (person)hinausflitzen; (fish, tongue)herausschnellen; to dart in (person)hereinstürzen; (into water: otter etc) → sich hineinstürzen; he darted behind a busher hechtete hinter einen Busch; he darted off or awayer flitzte davon; her eyes darted round the roomihre Blicke schossen blitzschnell im Zimmer hin und her; her thoughts were darting aboutihre Gedanken schwirrten umher
vt lookwerfen; to dart a glance at somebodyjdm einen Blick zuwerfen; to dart a glance at somethingeinen Blick auf etw (acc)werfen; the snake darted its tongue outdie Schlange ließ ihre Zunge hervorschnellen

dart

[dɑːt]
1. n
a.dardo, freccia (Sport) → freccetta
b. (Sewing) → pince f inv, ripresa
c. to make a dart towardsprecipitarsi verso
2. vt (look) → lanciare
3. vi to dart in/outentrare/uscire come una freccia
to dart away → sfrecciar via
to dart at sth → lanciarsi verso qc
to dart towards → precipitarsi verso
to dart along → passare come un razzo

dart

(daːt) noun
1. a pointed arrow-like weapon for throwing or shooting. a poisoned dart.
2. a sudden and quick movement.
verb
to move suddenly and quickly. The mouse darted into a hole.
darts noun singular
a game in which darts are thrown at a board (ˈdart-board) which has a series of numbers on it by which one scores. a game of darts; (also adjective) a darts match.

dart

سَهْم šipka pil Wurfpfeil βελάκι dardo tikkanuoli fléchette strelica freccetta ダーツ用の投げ矢 가늘고 짧은 화살 pijltje pil rzutka dardo дротик pil ลูกดอก dart oku phi tiêu 飞镖
References in classic literature ?
Making a dart at the table, she secured the coffee, which she immediately spilled, thereby making the front of her dress as bad as the back.
In vain did Uncas dart around the cloud, with a wish to strike his knife into the heart of his father's foe; the threatening rifle of Hawkeye was raised and suspended in vain, while Duncan endeavored to seize the limbs of the Huron with hands that appeared to have lost their power.
Ever and anon a bright, but, alas, deceptive idea would dart you through.
The only thing they feared, was, that from being already so nigh to his mark, he would be enabled to dart his iron before they could completely overtake and pass him.
He was on Ashland Avenue before exhaustion compelled him to slow down, and then, noticing a car, he made a dart for it and drew himself aboard.
Looky here, you break for that light over yonder-way, and turn out west when you git there, and about a quarter of a mile out you'll come to the tavern; tell 'em to dart you out to Jim Hornback's, and he'll foot the bill.
At times I would rise up, a flash of energetic freedom would dart through my soul, accompanied with a faint beam of hope, that flickered for a moment, and then vanished.
What strength had I to dart retaliation at my antagonist?
She was about to dart off again; but Edgar arrested her.
She was limp with horror; but stiffened herself to make a dart at me, and take it out of my arms.
For how was it possible to believe that those large brown protuberant eyes in Silas Marner's pale face really saw nothing very distinctly that was not close to them, and not rather that their dreadful stare could dart cramp, or rickets, or a wry mouth at any boy who happened to be in the rear?
But while I thus deliberated, something soft pressed in at the door; and, making a sudden dart, I had the little baggage who had brought about my dilemma a prisoner in my arms.