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dart
American English: /dɑrt/
British English: /dɑːt/

Translation of dart in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 countable 1.1 (weapon)
    Example sentences
    • Research is also being carried out in England into the possible use of tasers, which fire darts connected to a wire that carries an electrical current powerful enough to incapacitate the target.
    • Taser guns fire two small darts, each trailing fine wires.
    • One drew a small blowgun and fired small, poisoned darts at them.
    1.2 (Games)
    Example sentences
    • Indeed, had he reversed the shafts and thrown flight first, the dart would still have buried itself to a depth of three inches: the dartboard never stood a chance.
    • Third dart, I concentrated, gazed down that corridor of space separating the tip of my dart from the treble 20.
    • This more often than not meant most of their games resulted in a tortuous struggle to plant a dart in Double One.
  • 2 (movement) (no plural)
    (movimiento rápido)
    he made a dart for the gun
    se abalanzó sobre el arma
    with a dart of its tongue, the lizard caught the fly
    la lagartija atrapó a la mosca de un lengüetazo
    Example sentences
    • Brian Flanagan made a dart for the pavilion end from a ruck, and found the sharp Bernard Behan on his right and the out-half left the cover standing.
    • Again the alert Connor was in the thick of things as he made a dart for the line, only to be blocked a couple of paces short of the target.
    • Nothing much looked on when centre Aaron Moule made a dart for the right-hand corner but somehow he reached out to plant the ball.
  • 3 countable (Clothing)
    Example sentences
    • Beginning at the dart point, stitch to the dart cut end; backstitch and clip the threads.
    • Once you understand the role of darts in shaping a garment, you will be glad to have them in all your clothing.
    • Avoid surface manipulations such as gathers, pleats, tucks and darts.

intransitive verb

  • to dart into a room
    entrar como una flecha en una habitación
    to dart out of a room
    salir como una flecha de una habitación
    he darted behind a bush
    corrió a esconderse detrás de un arbusto
    her eyes darted around the room
    recorrió la habitación rápidamente con la mirada
    Example sentences
    • Zem and the women ran out into the streets, darting between people moving slowly in the opposite direction.
    • She watched how Keldan moved, darting from one piece of cover to the next, doubtless to deny his target a chance to use a ranged weapon.
    • I don't really work out, but I do like to move, and I dart up the subway stairs effortlessly now because my body feels good.

transitive verb

  • (look/glance)
    lanzar
    the lizard darted out its tongue
    la lagartija disparó la lengua
    Example sentences
    • Kate, Madeline's ladysmaid, floated around not really doing anything and occasionally darting angry looks in my direction.
    • You walked towards me, smiling and darting your eyes in all directions.
    • My gaze drifted past a familiar head of blond hair and I immediately darted my eyes back in his direction.

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