box kite


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box kite

n.
A tailless kite formed in the shape of a box with open ends and usually an open middle.

box kite

n
(Other Non-sporting Hobbies) a kite with a boxlike frame open at both ends
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Noun1.box kite - a kite shaped like a box open at both endsbox kite - a kite shaped like a box open at both ends
kite - plaything consisting of a light frame covered with tissue paper; flown in wind at end of a string
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A large box kite is among the many unique and popular designs at the event.
KITE BOX Kite boxes offer a safe and secure way to store all of your kites on your boat and back on land.
In Edmunds, last week, he was as easy to control as a box kite in a hurricane.
Pilots lost at sea used to release the Gibson-Girl box kite.
On the third year though a kiter from Halifax was flying a home- made box kite on an exceptionally long line, far in excess of any line normally found on kites.
n Englishman Lawrence Hargrave emigrated to Australia, where he invented the box kite in 1893.
Later, the two apply the principles learned from various experiments to the construction of a complicated box kite that will actually fly and even carry them short distances.
Mike's bringing a box kite he made at a workshop in the park," I say.
In the distance, she saw a box kite soaring high in the sky.
Lawrence Hargrave looked far beyond his box kite to see the coming of a new era, one in which man would fly.
when a plane flew over Broadway in New York City towing a box kite rigged with a dummy on a trapeze and a banner advertising a theatrical attraction.