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Definitions of kite:
  • noun:   any of several small graceful hawks of the family Accipitridae having long pointed wings and feeding on insects and small animals
  • noun:   plaything consisting of a light frame covered with tissue paper; flown in wind at end of a string
  • noun:   a bank check drawn on insufficient funds at another bank in order to take advantage of the float
  • noun:   a bank check that has been fraudulently altered to increase its face value
  • verb:   get credit or money by using a bad check
    Example: "The businessman kited millions of dollars"
  • verb:   increase the amount (of a check) fraudulently
    Example: "He kited many checks"
  • verb:   fly a kite
    Example: "They kited the Red Dragon model"
  • verb:   soar or fly like a kite
    Example: "The pilot kited for a long time over the mountains"
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 50000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #5442)

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