American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A swiveling metal bar for holding a bicycle, motorcycle, or other two-wheeled vehicle upright when it is not being ridden.
- n. A levered bar that can be folded down from the frame of a bicycle or motorcycle to prop it upright when not being ridden.
- n. 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
- kick + stand (the bar is typically kicked into place with the foot, and enables the vehicle to stand) (Wiktionary)
“Below the device you will find a very practical kickstand, which is very nice if you are using your N800 to watch movies.”
“Around the back is a kickstand which is welcomed, so the Archos 7 will sit neatly on your desk or table, ready to be watched.”
“A dock or case with a "kickstand" is a must for this purpose.”
“For added convenience, the Nokia N96 features a 'kickstand' on the back cover that allows for hands-free viewing.”
“The rest of the hardware, barring the alarmingly creaky "kickstand," looks solid and attractive, especially considering the $650 price point.”
“Sit back, watch the plot unfold and enjoy the special effects hands-free, practically anywhere, thanks to a cleverly designed 'kickstand' on the back cover.”
“Sarah P. is really Sam P. and has a 'kickstand', not a 'hoo-hoo'.”
“Avram / Moderator said: "The kickstand is a nice touch. ..." tw15 said: "A bottle of water is probably the most important thing you'd need. tw15 said:" The Muji aluminium pens, propelling pencils and rulers make great companions for a Moleskine noteboo ... ”
“Like the Evo, the Thunderbolt features a built-in kickstand for media viewing, has the same dual-facing cameras and offers the same amount of storage memory.”
“There is also a bolt-on utility bag on the rack, a hidden lock for the kickstand and two flasks under the front tube.”
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