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TERMINOLOGIES IN DARTS

 
     
  We’ve gathered few of the most common dart idioms and terminologies you can hear or say while throwing darts at a pub and most especially during a tournament. We hope this list of dart terminologies can help dart enthusiasts, especially beginners in the course of their games.

Arrows. Slang term referring to darts
Barrel. The body of a dart made of tungsten or brass that has knurls or grooves on its surface for a proper grip
Bounce Out. When a dart bounces back off the board, usually after hitting a wire
Bull. The centermost part of the board divided into single and double bull
Bull Out. Winning a dart game with a double bull
Bust. Refers to scoring too many points when trying to finish an '01 game
Chalk. Keeping or recording the score during a game
Double Bull/Cork. The red center of the bullseye
Double Out (DO). Hitting the double of a number to win a game of '01
Double Top. Scoring a double 20
Fallout. Slang for hitting a scoring dart while missing the number you were throwing at
Flight. The 'feathers' of the dart which makes the dart more aerodynamic
Game On. A call for silence at the start of the game
Game Shot. The winning shot
Grooves. Another popular kind of barrel grip whose sharp edges proved the grip.
Knurls. A popular kind of barrel grip that has sharp peaks which provide excellent grip quality. Two kinds are square cut and diamond cut.
Leg. A game in a match, say "the best of five legs", in which each leg is an entire game
Money In, Money Out. Whatever amount is collected as entry fee is distributed as cash prize
Robin Hood. Sticking one dart into the back of another in the board
Shaft. The portion of the dart that holds the flight
Shanghai. Hitting a triple, double, and single of the same number in the same throw
Ton. Scoring 100 points in a throw
Ton #. Scoring 100+ points in a throw (Ton 40 would be 140 points)
 
 
 
 
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