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Synonyms for kite

Words related to kite

a bank check that has been fraudulently altered to increase its face value

a bank check drawn on insufficient funds at another bank in order to take advantage of the float

plaything consisting of a light frame covered with tissue paper

any of several small graceful hawks of the family Accipitridae having long pointed wings and feeding on insects and small animals

increase the amount (of a check) fraudulently

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get credit or money by using a bad check

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soar or fly like a kite

fly a kite

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And joining them was the Castle Hill Flyers kite group.
Changing the kite shape influences aerodynamic flow.
From the UK, there will be appearances by Andrew and Kathleen Beattie and their collection of giant inflatable kites and Malcolm Goodman with his Chinese Dragon kites.
The cultural societies will carry out workshops during which visitors will be able to create, colour, and fly their own kites alongside their family and friends," said the spokesperson, adding "they will also demonstrate creative examples of their work, such as a falcon fetching a kite midair".
Most countries have kite festivals and it is a great sport which needs to be promoted here," said Elise.
With the city of Kabul stretched out below us, Ali and I launched our kite, with a local Afghan boy on hand to hold the spool.
If you don't want to buy a kite, you can make your own using directions available in books at your local library.
Taking inspiration from one of their latest exhibitions, Metadomestic: Contemporary Design and Craft, families can make their own kite to fly in Centre Square.
The kite will be better protected against UV-radiation, dirty water, salt crystals, wear and tear, and mould.
I may not be an expert kite surfer yet -- or indeed a kite surfer at all -- but by the time we make it back to the beach I've decided.
Leader Tom Kite (134), whose second-round 64 tied the tournament course record, has not won a senior tour event in 30 starts, since placing first in the 2004 3M Championship.
This is a book that outlines the essential features of kites: frame (helps form and keep the kites' shape); sail (the surface that catches and deflects the wind); kite line (the cord or tether); and tail (acts as a stabilizer for a kite in flight).
Tomorrow, like many other kite enthusiasts from throughout Europe, he'll be taking part in the first Penallta Kite Festival, a breezy celebration of a sport that, if you'll permit the pun, is really taking off.
CUTLINE: (1) The Kite Power Team at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, under the direction of associate professor David J.