dart dart  /ˈdɑrt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a small narrow pointed missile that is thrown or shot
  2. (n) a tapered tuck made in dressmaking
  3. (n) a sudden quick movement
  4. (v) move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart
  5. (v) run or move very quickly or hastily
  6. (v) move with sudden speed

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  1. One dart board features a caricature of the Ayatullah holding a lighted match to his posterior.
  2. Koon took part in the beating, shooting King twice with an electronic dart gun.
  3. The players dart to line up the angle, leap for the catch and, elbow locked, sweep the ball back to the wall.

News

  1. Dart Says Centrica Deal May Spur Talks for U.K. Shale Partner

    Dart Energy Ltd. (DTE) , an explorer with shale gas prospects in northwest England , said Centrica Plc (CNA) ’s deal last week to acquire a 25 percent stake in a license in the region may help accelerate its talks to find a partner.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. DART To Accept Orders for the Upcoming Launch of Its Emergency Float System for Robinson R66 Aircraft

    Hawkesbury – (June 18, 2013) - DART Aerospace is pleased to announce that it is now accepting orders for the upcoming launch of its Emergency Float System for the Robinson R66 model aircraft.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Aircraft Maintenance Technology

  3. DART Now Offering R66 Field Maintenance Kit

    This content continues onto the next page... DART Aerospace offers aircraft accessories and tools. For technical assistance contact Marc Bellavanvce at (613) 632-5200. Hours of service: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Aircraft Maintenance Technology

Quotes

  1. "I can throw a dart at a map of the world and show you a place where there's national security challenges," McCain said before a Grand Rapids rally. "I'm the only one that's been involved in these issues for the last 20 years."
    on Jan 8, 2008 By: John McCain Source: FOXNews

  2. "With these conditions, the greens are like a dart board," Rollins said.
    on Sep 13, 2007 By: John Rollins Source: SportingNews.com

  3. "They can still go caroling from house to house or in their neighborhood where there are no speeding cars or trucks," Fernando said. "What we are against are those who dart across thoroughfares knocking on vehicle windows to beg for alms...
    on Dec 9, 2007 By: Bayani Fernando Source: International Herald Tribune

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