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  • noun Plural form of darting.

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Examples

  • Russell missed it too, but he may have deliberately dodged it, having spotted the pornographic element in those multiple dartings.

    No Way, Madame Bovary

  • Russell missed it too, but he may have deliberately dodged it, having spotted the pornographic element in those multiple dartings.

    No Way, Madame Bovary

  • I had such dartings in my head at the instant, that

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • On a hard-frozen pond, people were skating: a young girl stood at the edge, and followed their bird-like dartings and skimmings.

    Mary Christina

  • Dannfvver, assistant in training to the Tukar'ramin, sent beeping questions during Quath's march, asking details of how the two had maneuvered so close, and — from supple dartings of phrases — sensed the cloud that now descended over Quath.

    Tides Of Light

  • The wings rose behind him with spectacular trumpetings and dartings so that there appeared to be thousands of dragons in the air instead of the scant two hundred Benden Weyr boasted.

    DragonFlight

  • Her voice sounded to him like the low droning of bees in a meadow, and he had been watching the movements of her fingers, as he used to watch the dartings of the minnows in the pools of the brook which ran through his farm.

    The Redemption of David Corson

  • Its motion is continuous in a straight line, and not intensely rapid, nor greatly varied, being wholly wanting in curves and dartings.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 470, January 3, 1885

  • A year of welcomes and partings short jaunts and long meanderings of prosaic and verse wanderings sustained efforts and constant dartings

    Rhyme and Reason Volume Two

  • The little creatures attacked each other with such fury, with such rapid changes of color from gray to green and from green to brown, with such unexpected mutations of shape from long and slender to short and squat, with such sudden dartings out and angry flamings of the transparent membrane beneath the throat, with such swift springs and flights and glancings to and fro, as were wonderful to see.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 26, September, 1880

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