Recent Examples of biped from the Web
Gordon covers details for bipeds, quads, and hexapods (six legs), and misses nothing — balance, degrees of freedom, material, components (kit and hand-built), control, and gait to name a few.
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Origin and Etymology of biped
Latin biped-, bipes, from bi- + ped-, pes foot — more at foot
First Known Use: 1646
BIPED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of biped for English Language Learners
: a 2-footed animal
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Definition of biped for Students
: a two-footed animal
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