The definition of a tripod is a three-legged stand that supports a camera, telescope or other object that needs to be kept steady.(noun)
An example of a tripod it the three -egged stand that a camera man sets his camera on when he is taking pictures for graduation or weddings.
See tripod in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L tripus (gen. tripodis) < Gr tripous < tri-, tri- + pous, foot
See tripod in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Latin tripūs, tripod-
Origin: , from Greek tripous, three-footed
Origin: : tri-, tri-
Origin: + pous, foot; see -pod.
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