Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A train or series of kites on one string and flying tandem, used for attaining great heights and for sending up instruments for meteorological observations or a man for military reconnaissance; also, a kite of such a train.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A number of kites connected in series and flying tandem, used for attaining great heights and sending up instruments for meteorological observations, aĆ«rial photography, signaling, etc.

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Examples

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