Kite (disambiguation)

Kite (disambiguation)

The word kite may refer to:

* Kite, a light, man-made object designed to be supported by the wind
* Kite (bird), one of many species of bird of prey in the family "Accipitridae"
* Kite (inmate communication), a note or message between inmates or sent by inmates to prison staff.

Music

* "Kite" (Kirsty MacColl album) (1989) by Kirsty MacColl
* "Kite" (Stefanie Sun album) (2001) by Stefanie Sun
* Kite (Kate Bush song), a song by Kate Bush from her debut album The Kick Inside
* Kite (song), a song by U2
* Kites (Simon Dupree song) - a song by Hal Hackaday and Lee Pockriss and performed by Simon Dupree and the Big Sound and other artists
* Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite! - a song by the Beatles from the album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Films

* "Kites (film)", upcoming Bollywood film starring Hrithik Roshan, Barbara Mori and Kangana Ranaut
* "Kite (film)", or "A Kite", a highly controversial anime release in 1998
* "The Kite", a 2003 movie.
* "Kites", a poem by Ruskin Bond
* "The Kite", a 1962 novel by W. O. Mitchell

People

* Brent Kite, Australian rugby league player
* John Kite, 16th century clergyman
* Robert Kite, Lord Mayor of London in 1766
* Son Kite, a psychedelic trance musician
* Tom Kite, American golfer
* William Kite, a Victorian showman made famous in the song "Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!" by the Beatles.
* Kite (.hack), a fictional character in "Project .hack", a multimedia science fiction series

Other

* Spinnaker, a type of ship's sail
* Kite (geometry), a kite-shaped quadrilateral
* Kite is an ancient Egyptian unit of weight equivalent to 1/10th of a "deben".
* HMS "Kite" (U87), a ship in the British Royal Navy
* Kite aspect, a factor in astrology
* Kite, Georgia, a town in the United States
* Check kiting, a kind of bank fraud in which a worthless check is presented to obtain goods or cash
* "Kite", a slang term for correspondence received while incarceratedFact|date=January 2008
* Kite, a hypothetical creature from "Extraterrestrial"
* Kite (programming language), a computer programming language


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