KITE MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Kite Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A light frame of wood or other material covered with paper or cloth, for flying in the air at the end of a string.
  2. (n.) Fig. : One who is rapacious.
  3. (n.) A lofty sail, carried only when the wind is light.
  4. (n.) A quadrilateral, one of whose diagonals is an axis of symmetry.
  5. (n.) The brill.
  6. (n.) The belly.
  7. (n.) 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.
  8. (n.) Any raptorial bird of the subfamily Milvinae, of which many species are known. They have long wings, adapted for soaring, and usually a forked tail.
  9. (v. i.) To raise money by "kites;" as, kiting transactions. See Kite, 6.
  10. (n.) 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.


• Kiteflier Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) See Kite, n., 6.


• Kiteflying Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A mode of raising money, or sustaining ones credit, by the use of paper which is merely nominal; -- called also kiting.


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