Darted vs Darter - What's the difference?

darted | darter |


As a verb darted

is (dart).

As a noun darter is

a waterbird with a long neck in the family anhingidae.

darted

English

Verb

(head)
  • (dart)
  • Anagrams

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    dart

    English

    2.Barrel 3.O-ring 4.Shaft 5.Collar 6.Flight 7.Protector.

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) dart, from (etyl) dart, .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A pointed missile weapon, intended to be thrown by the hand; a short lance; a javelin; any sharp-pointed missile weapon, as an arrow.
  • * 1769 , Oxford Standard Text, , xviii, 14,
  • Then said Joab, I may not tarry thus with thee. And he took three darts in his hand, and thrust them through the heart of Absalom, while he was yet alive in the midst of the oak.
  • Anything resembling such a pointed missile weapon; anything that pierces or wounds like such a weapon.
  • * 1830 , , Sensibility'', ''The Works of Hannah More , Volume 1, page 38,
  • The artful inquiry, whose venom?d dart / Scarce wounds the hearing while it stabs the heart.
  • (Australia, obsolete) A plan or scheme.
  • * 1947 , , Halfway to Anywhere , 1970, page 79,
  • Trucking?s my dart too.
  • A sudden or fast movement.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=Septembe 24 , author=Ben Dirs , title=Rugby World Cup 2011: England 67-3 Romania , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=Six minutes later Cueto went over for his second try after the recalled Mike Tindall found him with a perfectly-timed pass, before Ashton went on another dart , this time down his opposite wing, only for his speculative pass inside to be ruled forward.}}
  • (sewing) A fold that is stitched on a garment.
  • * 2013 , The Economist, Nadia Popova
  • Somehow she managed, with a cinched waist here and a few darts there, to look like a Hollywood star.
  • A fish; the dace.
  • (in the plural) A game of throwing darts at a target.
  • Derived terms
    * dart sac

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) darten, from the noun (see above).

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To throw with a sudden effort or thrust, as a dart or other missile weapon; to hurl or launch.
  • To send forth suddenly or rapidly; to emit; to shoot
  • The sun darts forth his beams.
    Or what ill eyes malignant glances dart ? -
  • To fly or pass swiftly, as a dart; to move rapidly in one direction; to shoot out quickly
  • The flying man darted eastward.
  • To start and run with speed; to shoot rapidly along
  • The deer darted from the thicket.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2010 , date=December 29 , author=Mark Vesty , title=Wigan 2 - 2 Arsenal , work=BBC citation , page= , passage=The impressive Frenchman drove forward with purpose down the right before cutting infield and darting in between Vassiriki Diaby and Koscielny.}}
    Derived terms
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    darter

    English

    (wikipedia darter)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A waterbird with a long neck in the family Anhingidae.
  • Any of various darting freshwater fish of the family Percidae, that are usually small and brightly coloured and are native to North America.
  • Synonyms

    * anhinga, snakebird

    Anagrams

    * retard * tarred * trader