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English definition of “dart”

dart

verb [I always + adv/prep]  /dɑrt/ us  

dart verb [I always + adv/prep] (MOVE QUICKLY)

to move quickly or suddenly: She darted out from between two parked cars.

dart

noun [C]

dart noun [C] (POINTED OBJECT)

   /dɑrt/ a small object with a thin pointed end that is thrown or shot: a tranquilizer dart

dart noun [C] (FOLD)

 /dɑrt/ a fold sewn into a piece of clothing to make it fit better
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