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. [1913 Webster]

2. To throw suddenly or rapidly; to send forth; to emit; to shoot; as, the sun darts forth his beams. [1913 Webster]

Or what ill eyes malignant glances dart? --Pope. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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