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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 Frankish origin; akin to Old English daroth and Old High German tart, javelin, throwing spear.]

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 ?
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
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.
Seeing now that but a very few moments more would give the Pequod's boats the advantage, and rather than be thus foiled of his game, Derick chose to hazard what to him must have seemed a most unusually long dart, ere the last chance would for ever escape.
And, lastly, the Owl, seeing an archer approach, predicted that this man, being on foot, would contrive darts armed with feathers which would fly faster than the wings of the Birds themselves.
It was that little hell- hound Tonga who shot one of his cursed darts into him.
That was how he came to leave his club, and some of his darts too, as he tells me, which I dare say helped to put you on our track; though how you kept on it is more than I can tell.
Undoubtedly it was oiled silk on the outside, and through the almost transparent covering could be seen the small arrows, or darts, used in the blow gun.
We're not afraid," Tom said, noting that the oiled skin well covered the dangerous darts.
Then they resumed their journey, the little grey Queen of the Field Mice running swiftly ahead and then pausing until the travelers drew near, when away she would dart again.
So prodigious was the number of the birds that the scattering fire of the guns, with the hurling of missiles and the cries of the boys, had no other effect than to break off small flocks from the immense masses that continued to dart along the valley, as if the whole of the feathered tribe were pouring through that one pass.
The air was stifling; the stone bench glittered in the sunlight; the meadow exhaled to heaven those impish vapors which dance and dart above the herbage like silvery dust; but Genevieve seemed not to feel this all-consuming heat.
Then she arose of herself, and cast around her one of those piercing looks which seemed to dart from an eye of flame.