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Definition of 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.
  2. Anything resembling a dart; anything that pierces or wounds like a dart.
  3. A spear set as a prize in running.
  4. A fish; the dace. See Dace.
  5. To throw with a sudden effort or thrust, as a dart or other missile weapon; to hurl or launch.
  6. To throw suddenly or rapidly; to send forth; to emit; to shoot; as, the sun darts forth his beams.
  7. To fly or pass swiftly, as a dart.
  8. To start and run with velocity; to shoot rapidly along; as, the deer darted from the thicket.
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Dart Translations

dart in French is dard
dart in German is Satz, Pfeil
dart in Latin is jaculum, iaculum, telum, spiculum
dart in Spanish is dardo
dart in Swedish is pil, rusa