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DART

Abbreviation for:
Developmental And Reproductive Toxicology
Diet And Reinfarction Trial
Drug and Alcohol Resistance Training (Medspeak-UK)
Drug and Alcohol Registry of Treatment

dart


dart gun
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The sword of him that layeth at him cannot hold, the spear, the dart, nor the habergeon: he esteemeth iron as straw; the arrow cannot make him flee; darts are counted as stubble; he laugheth at the shaking of a spear
What fury O Son, Possesses thee to bend that mortal Dart Against thy Fathers head?
Danglars felt a dreadful spasm dart through his heart.
I can throw a dart farther than any one else can shoot an arrow.
His dart was not sped in vain, for it struck Democoon, the bastard son of Priam, who had come to him from Abydos, where he had charge of his father's mares.
Thus far he explained himself by a variety of gestures, during the performance of which he would dart out of the house, and point abhorrently towards the Happar valley; running in to us again with a rapidity that showed he was fearful he would lose one part of his meaning before he could complete the other; and continuing his illustrations by seizing the fleshy part of my arm in his teeth, intimating by the operation that the people who lived over in that direction would like nothing better than to treat me in that manner.
So prodigious was the number of the birds that the scattering fire of the guns, with the hurling of missiles and the cries of the boys, had no other effect than to break off small flocks from the immense masses that continued to dart along the valley, as if the whole of the feathered tribe were pouring through that one pass.
Yet there be some, that think their wits have been asleep, except they dart out somewhat that is piquant, and to the quick.
She was not tall, though she seemed so, so boldly did her slender form dart about.
Then they resumed their journey, the little grey Queen of the Field Mice running swiftly ahead and then pausing until the travelers drew near, when away she would dart again.
When I spoke of the dart which had so narrowly missed us, she turned so white that I feared that she was about to faint.
These are the men of whom Solomon says, 'They go like an ox to the slaughter, till a dart strikes through their liver'; an admirable description, by the way, of the foul disease, which is a poisonous deadly contagion mingling with the blood, whose centre or foundation is in the liver; from whence, by the swift circulation of the whole mass, that dreadful nauseous plague strikes immediately through his liver, and his spirits are infected, his vitals stabbed through as with a dart.