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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!
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.
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.
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.
The reports of the firearms became rapid, whole volleys rising from the plain, as flocks of more than ordinary numbers darted over the opening, shadowing the field like a cloud; and then the light smoke of a single piece would issue from among the leafless bushes on the mountain, as death was hurled on the retreat of the affrighted birds, who were rising from a volley, in a vain effort to escape.
Birds flew through the air and cunning white rabbits darted amongst the tall grasses and green bushes; Dorothy noticed even the ants toiling busily along the roadway, bearing gigantic loads of clover seed; but of people there were none at all.
An endless crowd darted at the elevated station stairs and the horse cars were thronged with owners of bundles.
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.
Sideways leaning, we sideways darted; every ropeyarn tingling like a wire; the two tall masts buckling like Indian canes in land tornadoes.
From time to time a broad sheet of lightning opened the horizon in its whole width, darted like a serpent over the black mass of trees, and like a terrible scimitar divided the heavens and the waters into two parts.
Without thought of the possible consequence, I darted into the shadows of the tunnel, feeling my way along through the gloom for some distance.