kickstand


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kick·stand

 (kĭk′stănd′)
n.
1. A swiveling metal bar for holding a bicycle, motorcycle, or other two-wheeled vehicle upright when it is not being ridden.
2. An attachment for a tablet or other electronic device used to prop up the device when it is resting on a surface.

kickstand

(ˈkɪkˌstænd)
n
a short metal bar attached to and pivoting on the bottom of the frame of a motorcycle or bicycle, which when kicked into a vertical position holds the stationary vehicle upright

kick•stand

(ˈkɪkˌstænd)

n.
a device for supporting a bicycle or motorcycle when not in use, pivoted to the rear axle in such a way that it can be kicked down from a horizontal to a vertical position.
[1945–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kickstand - a swiveling metal rod attached to a bicycle or motorcycle or other two-wheeled vehicle; the rod lies horizontally when not in use but can be kicked into a vertical position as a support to hold the vehicle upright when it is not being ridden
bicycle, bike, cycle, wheel - a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
bike, motorcycle - a motor vehicle with two wheels and a strong frame
rod - a long thin implement made of metal or wood
Translations

kickstand

[ˈkɪkˌstænd] ncavalletto
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