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Darts appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Sail as I held darts to not straddle his alias.
  • "Straddle hot elder A.J." says Sissy, as Jared Leto held darts.
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Definition of the noun darts

What does darts mean as a name of something?


  1. a game in which small pointed missiles are thrown at a dartboard
    • examples: Let's play darts. | I never get tired of watching Tom and Mary play darts. | Tom and Mary are playing darts. | Tom and Mary were playing darts in the den. | Tom is playing darts with Mary. | Tom pulled the darts out of the board.
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic term: board game = a game played on a specially designed board

Specialised definition of the noun darts

Glossary of sports

an indoor game in which players take turns throwing arrow-shaped missiles (darts) from a set distance at a circular board (dartboard) placed at about eye level on a wall (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

English target game, where arrows (darts) up to 15 cm long and made of metal with wings (plastic or feather) at the end are thrown at a round target (2 cm thick, 40-45 cm diameter). Every disk is divided into 20 different circle segments, with different numbers assigned to each of the segments. In one of the numerous game variants played in darts the points scored with a throw are subtracted from a number determined before the game is started. Winner is the player who reaches 0 points first. (Herbert Haag & Gerald Haag. 2003. Dictionary. Sport, Physical Education, Sport Science. Kiel, Institut für Sport und Sportwissenschaften)

Glossary of sports / bowling

target lines marked on the lane, used to help guide the ball to the pins


Darts were a nine-piece British doo-wop revival band that achieved chart success in the late 1970s and early 1980s. The popular London-based band had a number of UK top 20 hits including three successive Number twos with revivals of early US rock and roll and R&B songs.


  1. "Darts": Darts is a 2003 album from the Benevento/Russo Duo. Made up of only Marco Benevento and Joe Russo, the album contains the two playing only keyboards and drums, respectively. It was recorded live at the Knitting Factory and the Tribeca Rock Club, both venues in New York City.
  2. "Darts" is a composition.


"Darts" is a video game.

  • genres: Simulation video game, Sports game


DARTS is a Geocode, Aviation waypoint.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Darts

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Google previewThe Art of Darts (2013)

by John Lowe

Nine darts is the smallest amount ofdarts needed to shoot outthatscore, going straightinand finishing ona double. There area number of ways to achieve theninedarter, but eachsequence willrequireat least one oddnumbered treble, otherwise ...

Google previewYears 4-5 Opportunity Class & Scholarship Tests (2006)

by Kristine Brown, Alan Horsfield, Allyn Jones

Examples: cricket, darts, hockey, soccer: although these activities may all be played, darts is the odd one out for a number of reasons. The main reason is that darts is an indoor game played with individuals or small teams. No ball is involved.

Google previewDiscovering Our Past , A Brief Introduction to Archaeology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Darts: Darts refers to a variety of related sports, inwhichDartsarethrown at acirculartarget (dartboard) hung on a wall. Though...

As well as being a professional competitive activity, Darts is a traditional pub game, commonly played in the United ...

Google previewThe Basics of Special Needs (1995)

A Routledge/Special Children Survival Guide for the Classroom Teacher by Geoffrey Moss

Directed Activities Related to Text (DARTs) is the name given to a series of strategies devised as part of a Schools Council project for helping children with literacy difficulties. DARTs is an approach to reading that seeks to encourage pupils to ...

Google previewAmerican Darts Organization Book of Darts, Updated and Revised (2006)

by Chris Carey

Darts is a polite game. Traditionally, darts is known as the sport that begins and ends in a handshake. Players usually introduce themselves before a game and shake hands. A handshake of congratulations after each game is the norm.

Google previewGolf Balls, Boomerangs and Asteroids (2008)

The Impact of Missiles on Society by Brian H. Kaye

Darts is a missile game often played competitively.

Google previewFiery Darts: Satan's Weapon of Choice (2016)

by Janet Warren Lane

Linda Davie Moore, Pastor's wife, Hornersville, MO “Fiery Darts is a biblical and practical primer on a subject area which impacts followers of Christ of all ages and cultures. The author's combination of scriptural insights and probing application ...

Google previewUltimate Book of Sports (2012)

The Essential Collection of Rules, Stats, and Trivia for Over 250 Sports by Scott McNeely

—BBc DARtS coMMeNtAtoR SID WADDell DARTS IS A BROAD CATEGORY, encompassing everything from challenge matches at your local pub or bar to professional matches sanctioned by the sport's two governing bodies, the World Darts ...

Google preview30 for a Harry (2014)

A John Denson Mystery by Richard Hoyt

Darts is a civilized game. There is just no possible way to get irked at ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Distances (2014)

by Michel Marie Deza, Elena Deza

Darts is a sport and a pub game in which darts are thrown at a dartboard (circular target) fixed to a wall so that the bullseye is ...

Google previewThe Mini Book of Mini Darts (2013)

by Randall Lotowycz, John Passineau

MAKE IT SIMPLER Finnish darts is a pretty straightforward game, but you can make it simpler by playing with just three darts, or by choosing a color and seeing how many times in a row you can hit that color before missing. TAKE IT UP A ...

Google previewSelection of Reports and Papers of the House of Commons (1836)

Literary and scientific ; [3]

The current designated by the blue darts is that which is subject to be loaded to the firing point, and they show how it approaches letter D, and is discharged through the dumb furnace. 2007. Communicating with the up-cast shaft B, out of reach ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Popular Music (2011)

by Colin Larkin

Darts were still able to continue in a recognizable form but were no longer hit parade contenders. As leader of Rocky Sharpe And The ...

Google previewVine's Complete Expository Dictionary of Old and New Testament Words (1996)

With Topical Index by W. E. Vine, Merrill Unger

6:16, metaphorically of the darts of the evil one; “fire-tipped” would perhaps bring out the verbal force of the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of World Sport (1999)

From Ancient Times to the Present by David Levinson, Karen Christensen

Darts is a recreational activity and sport that evolved in the 20th century from military training and a historical legacy of soldiering, combat, and armed engagement. Darts are now played virtually all over the world with the most competitive play ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Traditional British Rural Sports (2005)

by Tony Collins, John Martin, Wray Vamplew

The NDA set up the first major individual darts championship, the Licensees Cup, which was first contested in 1926. Initially ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of Shamanism, Volume One: A-M (2007)

by Christina Pratt

Magical Darts with each other, to reveal the true depth and complexity of reality. In adept hands the esoteric nature of the characters allows these nonverbal expressions of reality to alter the consciousness of those who work with them. Pennick ...

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When we least expect it, the hare darts out of the ditch.
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Scrabble value of D2A1R1T1S1

The value of this 5-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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