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NOUN (3)

1. a small narrow pointed missile that is thrown or shot;

2. a tapered tuck made in dressmaking;

3. a sudden quick movement;
[syn: flit, dart]


VERB (3)

1. move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart;
- Example: "The hummingbird flitted among the branches"
[syn: flit, flutter, fleet, dart]

2. run or move very quickly or hastily;
- Example: "She dashed into the yard"
[syn: dart, dash, scoot, scud, flash, shoot]

3. move with sudden speed;
- Example: "His forefinger darted in all directions as he spoke"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Dart \Dart\, v. i. 1. To fly or pass swiftly, as a dart. [1913 Webster] 2. To start and run with velocity; to shoot rapidly along; as, the deer darted from the thicket. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Dart \Dart\ (d[aum]rt), n. [OF. dart, of German origin; cf. OHG. tart javelin, dart, AS. dara[eth], daro[eth], Sw. dart dagger, Icel. darra[eth]r dart.] 1. 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. [1913 Webster] And he [Joab] took three darts in his hand, and thrust them through the heart of Absalom. --2 Sa. xviii. 14. [1913 Webster] 2. Anything resembling a dart; anything that pierces or wounds like a dart. [1913 Webster] The artful inquiry, whose venomed dart Scarce wounds the hearing while it stabs the heart. --Hannan More. [1913 Webster] 3. A spear set as a prize in running. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 4. (Zool.) A fish; the dace. See Dace. [1913 Webster] Dart sac (Zool.), a sac connected with the reproductive organs of land snails, which contains a dart, or arrowlike structure. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Dart \Dart\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Darted; p. pr. & vb. n. Darting.] 1. To throw with a sudden effort or thrust, as a dart or other missile weapon; to hurl or launch. [1913 Webster] 2. To throw suddenly or rapidly; to send forth; to emit; to shoot; as, the sun darts forth his beams. [1913 Webster] Or what ill eyes malignant glances dart? --Pope. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

dart n 1: a small narrow pointed missile that is thrown or shot 2: a tapered tuck made in dressmaking 3: a sudden quick movement [syn: flit, dart] v 1: move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart; "The hummingbird flitted among the branches" [syn: flit, flutter, fleet, dart] 2: run or move very quickly or hastily; "She dashed into the yard" [syn: dart, dash, scoot, scud, flash, shoot] 3: move with sudden speed; "His forefinger darted in all directions as he spoke"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

120 Moby Thesaurus words for "dart": antelope, arrow, arrowhead, barb, beesting, blue darter, blue streak, bobtailed arrow, bolt, bowl, bustle, buzz about, cannonball, career, cast, catapult, chested arrow, chuck, chunk, cloth yard shaft, courser, dash, eagle, electricity, express train, fang, fire, flash, flight, fling, flip, float, flutter, fly, fork, fuss, gazelle, greased lightning, greyhound, hare, haste, hasten, heave, hie, hump, hump it, hurl, hurry, hurry about, hurtle, jerk, jet plane, lance, launch, let fly, light, lightning, lob, make a fuss, make haste, mercury, pass, peg, pelt, pitch, pitchfork, post, precipitate, put, put the shot, quarrel, quicksilver, race, reed, rocket, run, rush, rush about, rush around, sail, scamper, scared rabbit, scoot, scour, scramble, scud, scurry, scuttle, serve, shaft, shoot, shot, shy, skedaddle, skim, sling, snakebite, snap, speed, sprint, spurt, step on it, sting, stinger, streak, streak of lightning, striped snake, swallow, tang, tear, tear around, thought, throw, thunderbolt, tilt, torrent, toss, volley, whiz about, wind
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

DART Dynamic Advertising Reporting & Targeting [technology] (WWW, Doubleclick)
Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary:

Dart an instrument of war; a light spear. "Fiery darts" (Eph. 6:16) are so called in allusion to the habit of discharging darts from the bow while they are on fire or armed with some combustible material. Arrows are compared to lightning (Deut. 32:23, 42; Ps. 7:13; 120:4).