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Definition of Kites

Kite
Kite Kite, v. i. To raise money by ``kites;' as, kiting transactions. See Kite, 6. [Cant]
Kite
Kite Kite, n. The belly. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.]
Kite
Kite Kite, n. [OE. kyte, AS. c?ta; cf. W. cud, cut.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any raptorial bird of the subfamily Milvin[ae], of which many species are known. They have long wings, adapted for soaring, and usually a forked tail. Note: The European species are Milvus ictinus and M. govinda; the sacred or Brahmany kite of India is Haliastur Indus; the American fork-tailed kite is the Nauclerus furcatus. 2. Fig. : One who is rapacious. Detested kite, thou liest. --Shak. 3. A light frame of wood or other material covered with paper or cloth, for flying in the air at the end of a string. 4. (Naut.) A lofty sail, carried only when the wind is light. 5. (Geom.) A quadrilateral, one of whose diagonals is an axis of symmetry. --Henrici. 6. Fictitious commercial paper used for raising money or to sustain credit, as a check which represents no deposit in bank, or a bill of exchange not sanctioned by sale of goods; an accommodation check or bill. [Cant] 7. (Zo["o]l.) The brill. [Prov. Eng. ] Flying kites. (Naut.) See under Flying. Kite falcon (Zo["o]l.), an African falcon of the genus Avicida, having some resemblance to a kite.
Kite
Kite Kite, n. (Naut.) A form of drag to be towed under water at any depth up to about forty fathoms, which on striking bottom is upset and rises to the surface; -- called also sentry.

Meaning of Kites from wikipedia

- anchors. Kites often have a bridle and tail to guide the face of the kite so the wind can lift it. Some kite designs don’t need a bridle; box kites can have...
- to be released in over 60 countries. Kites was released in a second international English-language version as Kites: The Remix, "Presented By" Brett Ratner...
- Kitesurfing, a water sport Kiting, a maneuver in gaming The hovering flight of kite birds, particularly elanid kites Kiting on gossamer ("ballooning")...
- sells around 100,000 to 150,000 kites per year. Most power kites are leading edge inflatable kites, sometimes foil kites, attached by about 20 m (66 ft)...
- kites, respectively.[according to whom?] The group may also be differentiated by size, referring to milvine kites as "large kites", and elanine kites...
- kites in the Chilterns Red Kites in Yorkshire Red Kites in Berkshire (Berkshire Ornithological Club) - 2006/2007 Survey Adult and juvenile Red Kite wing...
- ****an M. m. govinda, India M. m. affinis, Australia Black kites can be distinguished from red kites by the slightly smaller size, less forked tail (visible...
- surfaces. Various types of kites exist, depending on features such as material, shape, use, or operating skills required. Kites may fly in air, water, or...
- The Mississippi kite (Ictinia mississippiensis) is a small bird of prey in the family Accipitridae. Mississippi kites have narrow, pointed wings and are...
- Fighter kites are kites used for the sport of kite fighting. Traditionally most are small, unstable single-line flat kites where line tension alone is...