eddy kite

Eddy kite

Ed"dy kite\ Called also Malay kite. [After William A. Eddy, American kite expert.] A quadrilateral, tailless kite, with convex surfaces exposed to the wind. This kite was extensively used by Eddy in his famous meteorological experiments. It is now generally superseded by the box kite.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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