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Dictionary Definition

tripod n : a three-legged rack used for support

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  1. a three-legged stand or mount


a three-legged stand or mount

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Extensive Definition

Tripod is a word generally used to refer to a three-legged object, generally one used as a platform of some sort, and comes from the Greek tripous, meaning "three feet".
Tripod may also refer to:
tripod in German: Dreibeiner
tripod in French: Tripode
tripod in Japanese: 三脚
tripod in Dutch: Driepoot
tripod in Russian: Штатив
tripod in Ukrainian: Штатив (значення)
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