Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Evidence gathered from the road, and x-rays of the dead and wounded, show the tank fired a flechette shell, which unleashes hundreds of dart-like projectiles before the shell hits the ground.

    19 « April « 2008 « Niqnaq

  • Such a passion hides among a thousand temptations a dart-like hook which is most apt to catch the lofty soul of an artist.

    Scenes from a Courtesan's Life

  • CLANCY: Now, the guns fire small, dart-like projectiles, using compressed air cartridges.

    CNN Transcript Nov 15, 2007

  • She remained stationary as the smaller ship, dart-like in appearance, approached.

    Before Destruction

  • The configuration was dart-like: the Striker SK-6 was a swing-wing and at that altitude the mainplanes would normally be in furled position twenty degrees from the fore-aft line of the fuselage and not showing much.

    The Striker Portfolio

  • And beholding this, Bhimasena expanding his red eyes, said unto Duryodhana in the midst of all those kings and as if piercing them (with his dart-like words), -- 'Let not Vrikodara attain to the regions, obtained by his ancestors, if he doth not break that thigh of thine in the great conflict.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 1 Books 1, 2 and 3

  • And beholding this, Bhimasena expanding his red eyes, said unto Duryodhana in the midst of all those kings and as if piercing them (with his dart-like words), -- 'Let not Vrikodara attain to the regions, obtained by his ancestors, if he doth not break that thigh of thine in the great conflict.'

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Translated into English Prose Sabha Parva

  • Out of his white-hot revolt clear vision came to him, as it sometimes did, with incomprehensible, dart-like swiftness, and leveled him to the dust.

    Kenny

  • She knew her danger and expected to be badly injured by the multitude of stinging bees, but to her surprise the little creatures were unable to fly close enough to her to stick their dart-like stingers into her flesh.

    Rinkitink in Oz

  • Farman and Delagrange, under the very able guidance and constructive work of Voisin brothers, then substituted many details, including a box tail for the dart-like tail which I used.

    Flying Machines: Construction and Operation

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.