Origin of tripod
Examples from the Web for tripod
He took his camera bag, but we thought walking with a tripod would not be a good idea, so we left it in the car.
West said he saw a massage table and video camera in the studio, attached to a tripod.‘Zumba Madam’ Allegedly Used Maine Dance Studio As Brothel and Made Videos of Customers|Winston Ross|October 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And he brought a digital camera and a tripod to document his endeavors.
The "tripod of life" a French physiologist called these three organs.The Professor at the Breakfast Table|Oliver Wendell Holmes (Sr.)
I leant up as one of a tripod of three of us, my face towards the burning city.Bullets & Billets|Bruce Bairnsfather
At the left of the tripod is an abbreviation for year 3; at the right is a monogram.Archology and the Bible|George A. Barton
The apparatus is then placed on the tripod over the alcohol lamp.The Book of Cheese|Charles Thom and Walter Warner Fisk
In use the reservoir is generally mounted on a tripod stand.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique|John William Henry Eyre
Word Origin for tripod
c.1600, "three-legged vessel," from Latin tripus (genitive tripodis), from Greek tripous (genitive tripodos) "a three-legged stool or table," literally "three-footed," from tri- "three" (see tri-) + pous (genitive podos) "foot" (see foot).