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Definition of "bipod" [bipod]

  • A stand having two legs, as for the support of an instrument or a weapon. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bipod" in a sentence
  • "DITTEMORE: It is true that right after launch -- and I don't remember the time frame as far as the seconds -- there was a piece of foam that is used as insulation on the external tank in the area of what we call the bipod, which is the forward attach between the orbiter and the external tank."
  • "My bipod is a rubber legged polecat, and is terrible in the sun."
  • "Even perhaps more troubling, the area where the orbiter attaches to the tank, the so-called bipod, that's exactly where the foam came off that struck Columbia."