Definitions of dart

  1. To fly rapidly; to start suddenly and run.
  2. To shoot out, as a dart; shoot darts; move swiftly.
  3. To throw with a sudden effort or thrust, as a dart or other missile weapon; to hurl or launch.
  4. To throw suddenly or rapidly; to send forth; to emit; to shoot; as, the sun darts forth his beams.
  5. To throw; as, the invaders dart their spears.
  6. To hurl suddenly: to send or shoot forth.
  7. To throw as a dart; shoot forth.
  8. To fly or pass swiftly, as a dart.
  9. To start and run with velocity; to shoot rapidly along; as, the deer darted from the thicket.
  10. To move swiftly; start suddenly and go quickly; as, the fish dart through the water.
  11. To start or shoot forth rapidly.
  12. To start forth; fly as a dart.
  13. run or move very quickly or hastily; " She dashed into the yard"
  14. To throw a pointed weapon with a sudden thrust; to shoot.
  15. To throw a pointed weapon with a sudden thrust; to shoot; to send rapidly; to spring or run with celerity; to start suddenly and run.
  16. a sudden quick movement
  17. a small narrow pointed missile that is thrown or shot
  18. 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.
  19. Anything resembling a dart; anything that pierces or wounds like a dart.
  20. A spear set as a prize in running.
  21. A fish; the dace. See Dace.
  22. A small lance or spear; the arrow of a blowgun; anything that wounds sharply; a swift, sudden movement.
  23. A pointed weapon for throwing with the hand: anything that pierces.
  24. A pointed weapon for throwing.
  25. A pointed missile weapon, as a javelin; a sudden, swift motion.
  26. A pointed missile weapon to be thrown by the hand; a short lanee; anything that pierces and wounds.
  27. A short lance; a sharp- pointed weapon to be thrown by the hand.
  28. Anything resembling a dart, crystalline structure in Molluscs.