from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A swiveling metal bar for holding a bicycle, motorcycle, or other two-wheeled vehicle upright when it is not being ridden.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- 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.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- 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)