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kites, plural;
  1. Fly a kite

  2. Fly; move quickly
    • - he kited into England on the Concorde
  3. Write or use (a check, bill, or receipt) fraudulently

  1. A toy consisting of a light frame with thin material stretched over it, flown in the wind at the end of a long string

  2. A spinnaker or other high, light sail

  3. A medium to large long-winged bird of prey that typically has a forked tail and frequently soars on updrafts of air

  4. A fraudulent check, bill, or receipt

  5. An illicit or surreptitious letter or note

  6. A person who exploits or preys on others

  7. A quadrilateral figure having two pairs of equal adjacent sides, symmetrical only about its diagonals

  1. a bank check that has been fraudulently altered to increase its face value
  2. increase the amount (of a check) fraudulently; "He kited many checks"
  3. a bank check drawn on insufficient funds at another bank in order to take advantage of the float
  4. get credit or money by using a bad check; "The businessman kited millions of dollars"
  5. plaything consisting of a light frame covered with tissue paper; flown in wind at end of a string
  6. soar or fly like a kite; "The pilot kited for a long time over the mountains"
  7. A kite is a tethered aircraft. The necessary lift that makes the kite wing fly is generated when air (or in some cases water) flows over and under the kite's wing, producing low pressure above the wing and high pressure below it. ...
  8. A list of the main characters from the first version of the Massively multiplayer online role-playing game "The World"
  9. Stefanie Sun (born 23 July 1978) and also known in Teochew as Sng Ee-che or Sng Ee Tze (her birth name), is a Singaporean singer-songwriter. She has sold over 10 million copies of her albums during the span of her career thus far.
  10. Kites are raptors with long wings and weak legs which spend a great deal of time soaring. Most feed mostly on carrion but some take various amounts of live prey.
  11. , also known as A Kite, is a highly controversial Japanese anime OVA written and directed by Yasuomi Umetsu.
  12. Kiting is a term primarily encountered in MMORPGs referring to a popular method of killing mobs (monsters) or other players by staying at a distance, using ranged attacks, and running whenever the enemy comes near. Similar tactics may be used in other computer and video games.
  13. A bird of prey in the family Accipitridae with long wings and weak legs, feeding mostly on carrion and spending long periods soaring; A lightweight toy carried on the wind and controlled from the ground by a line; A tethered object which deflects its position in a medium by obtaining lift and ...
  14. (Kites) In general, the highest and lightest sails set above royals, such as skysails, moonsails and stargazers; also royal and topgallant studding sails.
  15. (kites) (in  kite (aeronautics): Aerodynamics)
  16. (kites) name applied to the goddesses Isis and Nephthys in the Osirian cult but also represted  women who were hired to accompany or greet the coffins of the deceaseed at funerals (professional mourners).
  17. To dream of flying a kite, denotes a great show of wealth, or business, but with little true soundness to it all. To see the kite thrown upon the ground, foretells disappointment and failure. ...
  18. A pattern of 4 planets, 3 in a Grand Trine pattern, and the 4th directly opposite one of the other 3. A very dynamic and positive complex.
  19. Good climber, bad descender. Opposite of: brick.
  20. As suggested by the analogy with the Arabic, the black kite (milvus nigrans) is probably meant by Hebr. dã'ah or dáyyah (Leviticus 11:14; Deuteronomy 14:13; Isaiah 34:15), interpreted kite in the D.V. ...
  21. [JP 1-02] (DoD, NATO) In naval mine warfare, a device which when towed, submerges and planes at a predetermined level without sideways displacement.
  22. Knowledge and Innovation Transfer Event
  23. (asymmetric) - A large, often colourful sail used during downwind sailing set in front of the other sails (carried by the 470, 49er, Tornado and Yngling) The 49er and Tornado both use an asymmetric spinnaker. Also called spinnaker.
  24. an area of Cambridge largely demolished to make way for the Grafton Shopping Centre.
  25. A tethered heavier-than-air craft. Kites range in size and complexity from simple toys to highly sophisticated craft with the capacity to lift large weights.