Found 3 items, similar to Kites.
English → Indonesian
English → English
n 1: a bank check that has been fraudulently altered to increase
its face value
2: a bank check drawn on insufficient funds at another bank in
order to take advantage of the float
3: plaything consisting of a light frame covered with tissue
paper; flown in wind at end of a string
4: any of several small graceful hawks of the family
Accipitridae having long pointed wings and feeding on
insects and small animals
v 1: increase the amount (of a check) fraudulently; “He kited
2: get credit or money by using a bad check; “The businessman
kited millions of dollars”
3: soar or fly like a kite; “The pilot kited for a long time
over the mountains”
4: fly a kite; “Kids were kiting in the park”
; “They kited the
Red Dragon model”
English → English
, v. i.
To raise money by “kites;”
as, kiting transactions. See
, 6. [Cant]
The belly. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.]
(k[imac]t), n. [OE. kyte, AS. c[=y]ta; cf. W. cud,
1. (Zo["o]l.) Any raptorial bird of the subfamily
, 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 Milvus migrans
; the pariah kite of India is Milvus 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.]
8. (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
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
. (Naut.) See under Flying
(Zo["o]l.), an African falcon of the genus
, having some resemblance to a kite.