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Definition of Kites
KiteKite Kite, v. i.
To raise money by ``kites;' as, kiting transactions. See
Kite, 6. [Cant]
Kite Kite, n.
The belly. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.]
KiteKite 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
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
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. KiteKite 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
- to be released
in over 60 countries. Kites
in a second international
: The Remix, "Presented By" Brett
- Kitesurfing, a water sport Kiting
, a maneuver
The hovering flight
birds, particularly elanid kites Kiting
- sells around
100,000 to 150,000 kites
per year. Most power kites
edge inflatable kites
20 m (66 ft)...
, respectively.[according to whom?] The group
may also be differentiated
by size, referring
to milvine kites
as "large kites
", and elanine kites
in the Chilterns
Club) - 2006/2007 Survey Adult
- ****an M. m. govinda, India
M. m. affinis, Australia Black kites
can be distinguished
from red kites
by the slightly smaller
size, less forked
- surfaces. Various types
such as material, shape, use, or operating skills
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
- Fighter kites
used for the sport
most are small, unstable
single-line flat kites where
line tension alone
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