What is dart?

  • (verb): Run or move very quickly or hastily.
    Synonyms: dash, scoot, scud, flash, shoot
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on dart, darts:

Love Dart - The Mating Dance
... hydraulic pressure builds up in the blood sinus surrounding the organ housing the dart ... of one snail touches the other snail's genital pore, it triggers the firing of the dart ... The darting can sometimes be so forceful that the dart ends up buried in the internal organs ...
Dart - Other Uses
... Dart (missile), a projectile weapon also used for gaming Dart (sewing) Direct Action and Research Training Center, an American community organizing ...
St Stephen's Green Station - Future Transport Links - DART
... Similar plans for a DART network extension proposed an underground stop at St Stephen's Green ...
Little Dart River
... The Little Dart River is a tributary of the River Taw in Devon, England ... The Little Dart rises near Rackenford ... Devon County Council has promoted an 11 mile walking route, the Little Dart Ridge and Valley Walk, which links the Two Moors Way at Witheridge to the Tarka Trail at Eggesford railway station ...
Love Dart - Morphology of Darts
... The love dart, also known as a "gypsobelum", is often made of calcium carbonate which is secreted by a specialized organ within the reproductive system of several families of air-breathing snails and slugs, mainly ... Darts can range in size from about 30 millimetres (1.2 in) long in the larger snail species, down to about 1 millimetre (0.04 in) in the smallest snails that have darts ... Typically most darts are less than 5 millimetres (0.20 in) long, but they are substantial compared with the size of the animal ...

More definitions of "dart":

  • (noun): A tapered tuck made in dressmaking.
  • (noun): A sudden quick movement.
    Synonyms: flit
  • (verb): Move with sudden speed.
    Example: "His forefinger darted in all directions as he spoke"
  • (verb): Move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart.
    Synonyms: flit, flutter, fleet
  • (noun): A small narrow pointed missile that is thrown or shot.

Famous quotes containing the word dart:

    I remember when I was younger, there was a well-known writer who used to dart down the back way whenever saw me coming. I suppose he was in love with me and wasn’t quite sure of himself. Well, c’est la vie!
    Robert E. Sherwood (1896–1955)

    The Kid had a lurking devil in him ... It was a good-humored, jovial imp, or a cruel and blood-thirsty fiend, as circumstances prompted. He always laughed when killing, but fire seemed to dart from his eyes.
    State of New Mexico, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    Veils to my eyes?
    nay, do not be afraid
    that they will dart forth
    serpents of appeal.
    Hilda Doolittle (1886–1961)