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Noun: kickstand  'kik,stand
  1. A swiveling metal rod attached to a bicycle, 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

Derived forms: kickstands

Type of: rod

Part of: bicycle, bike, cycle, motorbike [Brit], motorcycle

Encyclopedia: Kickstand