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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.]

darts

(dɑːts)
n
(Games, other than specified) (functioning as singular) any of various competitive games in which darts are thrown at a dartboard
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.darts - a game in which small pointed missiles are thrown at a dartboarddarts - a game in which small pointed missiles are thrown at a dartboard
board game - a game played on a specially designed board
Translations
لَعْبَةُ السِّهام المَريشَهلُعْبَةُ رَمْي السِّهَام
šipky
dartdart-
tikkapeli
pikado
célbadobós játék
pílukast
ダーツ
다트 게임
šípky
pilkastning
เกมปาลูกดอก
dart oyunudartsküçük ok atma oyunu
trò ném phi tiêu

darts

[ˈdɑːrts] n (= game) → jeu m de fléchettes
to have a game of darts → faire une partie de fléchettes
to play darts → jouer aux fléchettes

darts

n singDarts nt, → Pfeilwurfspiel nt; a game of dartsein Dartspiel nt

darts

[dɑːts] nsgtiro al bersaglio con freccette
to play darts → giocare a freccette

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.

darts

لُعْبَةُ رَمْي السِّهَام šipky dart Darts βελάκια dardos tikkapeli fléchettes pikado freccette ダーツ 다트 게임 darts dart gra w rzutki dardos, jogo de dardo игра «дротики» pilkastning เกมปาลูกดอก dart oyunu trò ném phi tiêu 掷镖游戏
References in classic literature ?
They use small arrows or darts, tipped with wild cotton, instead of feathers.
Thus far the busy captain had not looked up to jonah, though the man now stands before him; but no sooner does he hear that hollow voice, than he darts a scrutinizing glance.
The sword of him that layeth at him cannot hold, the spear, the dart, nor the habergeon: he esteemeth iron as straw; the arrow cannot make him flee; darts are counted as stubble; he laugheth at the shaking of a spear
Should earth against my soul engage, And hellish darts be hurled, Then I can smile at Satan's rage, And face a frowning world.
But he is not listening to them, he is there for business; he is not minding the cloak-bearers that come fluttering around to confuse him; he chases this way, he chases that way, and hither and yon, scattering the nimble banderillos in every direction like a spray, and receiving their maddening darts in his neck as they dodge and fly - oh, but it's a lively spectacle, and brings down the house
He told me that what she had said of being here, and there, and everywhere, was true enough; for she made little darts into the provinces, and seemed to pick up customers everywhere, and to know everybody.
Thus they Breathing united force with fixed thought Mov'd on in silence to soft Pipes that charm'd Thir painful steps o're the burnt soyle; and now Advanc't in view they stand, a horrid Front Of dreadful length and dazling Arms, in guise Of Warriers old with order'd Spear and Shield, Awaiting what command thir mighty Chief Had to impose: He through the armed Files Darts his experienc't eye, and soon traverse The whole Battalion views, thir order due, Thir visages and stature as of Gods, Thir number last he summs.
Each of them bore at his saddle-bow a bundle of darts or javelins, about four feet in length, having sharp steel heads, a weapon much in use among the Saracens, and of which the memory is yet preserved in the martial exercise called El Jerrid, still practised in the Eastern countries.
Whereupon I once more thought of attempting to break my bonds; but again, when I felt the smart of their arrows upon my face and hands, which were all in blisters, and many of the darts still sticking in them, and observing likewise that the number of my enemies increased, I gave tokens to let them know that they might do with me what they pleased.
The knave has left wide space at the center for all of your darts.
With their going it seemed as if some evil presence had departed, for the dogs frisked about and barked merrily as they made sudden darts at their prostrate foes, and turned them over and over and tossed them in the air with vicious shakes.
Be that as it may, for many years yet there will certainly be no relaxation of the eager scrutiny of the Martian disk, and those fiery darts of the sky, the shooting stars, will bring with them as they fall an unavoidable apprehension to all the sons of men.