Origin of quadruped
OTHER WORDS FROM quadrupedquad·ru·pe·dal [kwo-droo-pi-dl, kwod-roo-ped-l], /kwɒˈdru pɪ dl, ˌkwɒd rʊˈpɛd l/, adjectivequad·ru·ped·ism, noun
How to use quadruped in a sentence
Boston Dynamics pushed things further in 2015 with the first iteration of Spot, a quadruped that could scale stairs, walk uphill and avoid being kicked over.Boston Dynamics adds an ‘arm’ to its robotic dog Spot|Dalvin Brown|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
Now, the company has added some useful upgrades to its robotic quadruped, including some that have been promised for years.Boston Dynamics gave its dog-like robot a charging dock and an arm on its head|Stan Horaczek|February 2, 2021|Popular-Science
After years of watching viral videos of Boston Dynamics robots perform aesthetically impressive feats, there’s a banality in the quadruped performing those dull, dirty and dangerous tasks that roboticist love to talk about.Soon Boston Dynamics’ Spot will be remotely opening doors anywhere|Brian Heater|February 2, 2021|TechCrunch
When Thomas Jefferson was pressed to defend the virtues of his country, he pointed to the large size of its quadrupeds.We teach students how to understand the U.S., not to love it — or hate it|Daniel Immerwahr|December 23, 2020|Washington Post
Under SoftBank, the company launched Spot, a quadruped robot that draws on years of robotic innovation, including the iconic Big Dog.Hyundai buys controlling interest in Boston Dynamics|Brian Heater|December 11, 2020|TechCrunch
Once the grasping power was gained, the first step of change from the quadrupedal to the semi-erect attitude was completed.
In the lower monkeys and the lemurs, the bones of the pelvis are altogether quadrupedal in character.
Following the turning over of the stubble under water, comes the clod smashing and harrowing by quadrupedal or bipedal labour.The Foundations of Japan|J.W. Robertson Scott
There was a dull thud, a quadrupedal humping, an undulation along the spine of that cow—and the stage-coach was out of sight.
Here are a dozen quadrupedal friends that can demonstrate the fact that they have something more than instinct.