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  6  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  2.  To  throw  suddenly  or  rapidly;  to  send  forth;  to  emit;  to 
  shoot;  as  the  sun  darts  forth  his  beams. 
 
  Or  what  ill  eyes  malignant  glances  dart?  --Pope. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dart  \Dart\,  v.  i. 
  1.  To  fly  or  pass  swiftly,  as  a  dart. 
 
  2.  To  start  and  run  with  velocity;  to  shoot  rapidly  along 
  as  the  deer  darted  from  the  thicket. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dart  \Dart\,  n.  [OF.  dart,  of  German  origin;  cf  OHG.  tart 
  javelin,  dart,  AS  dara?,  daro?,  Sw  dart  dagger,  Icel. 
  darra?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. 
 
  And  he  [Joab]  took  three  darts  in  his  hand,  and 
  thrust  them  through  the  heart  of  Absalom.  --2  Sa 
  xviii.  14. 
 
  2.  Anything  resembling  a  dart;  anything  that  pierces  or 
  wounds  like  a  dart. 
 
  The  artful  inquiry,  whose  venomed  dart  Scarce  wounds 
  the  hearing  while  it  stabs  the  heart.  --Hannan  More 
 
  3.  A  spear  set  as  a  prize  in  running.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  4.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  fish;  the  dace.  See  {Dace}. 
 
  {Dart  sac}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  sac  connected  with  the  reproductive 
  organs  of  land  snails,  which  contains  a  dart,  or  arrowlike 
  structure. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dart 
  n  1:  a  small  narrow  pointed  missile  that  is  thrown  or  shot 
  2:  a  tapered  tuck  made  in  dressmaking 
  v  1:  move  along  rapidly  and  lightly;  skim  or  dart  [syn:  {flit},  {flutter}, 
  {fleet}] 
  2:  run  or  move  very  quickly  or  hastily;  "She  dashed  into  the 
  yard"  [syn:  {dash},  {scoot},  {scud},  {flash},  {shoot}] 
  3:  move  with  sudden  speed;  "His  forefinger  darted  in  all 
  directions  as  he  spoke" 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  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). 
 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  DART 
  Dynamic  Advertising  Reporting  &  Targeting  [technology]  (WWW,  Doubleclick) 
 
 




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