Definition of Box kite

1. Noun. A kite shaped like a box open at both ends.

Generic synonyms: Kite



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Box Kite

box clever
box coat
box cutter
box cutters
box elder
box end wrench
box family
box girder
box huckleberry
box in
box iron
box irons
box jelly
box jellyfish
box kick
box kite (current term)
box model
box office
box offices
box oneself into a corner
box out
box pleat
box plot
box plots
box room
box rooms
box score
box scores
box seat
box seats

Literary usage of Box kite

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1903)
"Professor Bell began his experiments with the box- kite of Hargrave, ... His objections to the box-kite are that, "It requires additions to the framework of ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1903)
"Professor Bell began his experiments with the box- kite of Margrave, ... His objections to the box-kite are that, "It requires additions to the framework of ..."

3. Kitecraft and Kite Tournaments by Charles M. Miller (1915)
"59 is a plain two- celled box-kite; a, is the length of the kite. ... No one would be seen flying a box-kite with any kind of tail unless that had a purpose ..."

4. Aeroplanes by James Slough Zerbe (1915)
"A condition is thus set up which destroys the usefulness of the box kite formation. THE SPEAR KITE. — This is a novel kite, with remarkable steadiness and ..."

5. Vehicles of the Air: A Popular Exposition of Modern Aeronautics with Working by Victor Lougheed (1910)
"... which were subsequently developed by Hargrave into the box kite, and which are so conspicuous a feature of many modern aeroplane designs. ..."

6. Physics by Charles Riborg Mann, George Ransom Twiss (1910)
"175 Box KITE of the ordinary kite in opposing sudden changes of ... If a boy wants to fly his box kite when there is no wind at the surface of the earth, ..."

7. Popular Science News (1902)
"In 1897, the Smithsonian Institution in Lamson, of Portland, Maine. The former is a cellular or box kite, consisting of two Washington made an allotment of ..."

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