|1.||[ noun ] plaything consisting of a light frame covered with tissue paper; flown in wind at end of a string|
|Related terms:||plaything box_kite sport_kite kite_tail|
|2.||[ noun ] (writing,banking) a bank check drawn on insufficient funds at another bank in order to take advantage of the float|
|3.||[ noun ] (writing,banking) a bank check that has been fraudulently altered to increase its face value|
|4.||[ verb ] fly a kite|
"Kids were kiting in the park" "They kited the Red Dragon model"
|5.||[ verb ] (transportation) soar or fly like a kite|
"The pilot kited for a long time over the mountains"
|Related terms:||glide air_travel|
|6.||[ verb ] get credit or money by using a bad check|
"The businessman kited millions of dollars"
|7.||[ verb ] increase the amount (of a check) fraudulently|
"He kited many checks"
|8.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 5442|
|9.||[ noun ] (zoology) any of several small graceful hawks of the family Accipitridae having long pointed wings and feeding on insects and small animals|
|Related terms:||hawk swallow-tailed_kite black_kite white-tailed_kite Accipitridae|