bipod

noun
bi·​pod | \ ˈbī-ˌpäd How to pronounce bipod (audio) \

Definition of bipod

: a 2-legged support

Examples of bipod in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The adjustable stock has dual swivel studs on the fore-end for a bipod and sling, and it is also equipped with a number of QD cups. The Editors, Field & Stream, "Best of the Best: The Top Hunting and Fishing Gear of 2020," 20 Nov. 2020 The grip is vertical, and the broad fore-end is shaped to snugly accommodate a Harris bipod. John B. Snow, Outdoor Life, "The Gun Test: 24 Best New Rifles and Shotguns of the Year," 14 Sep. 2020 Put a bipod on your rifle and learn to shoot prone. Joe Genzel, Outdoor Life, "The Newbie’s Guide to Hunting Pronghorn," 26 Oct. 2020 Others attach a bipod to their rifle and shoot prone. Joe Genzel, Outdoor Life, "How New Rifle Shooters Can Become More Accurate Inside 300 Yards," 20 Aug. 2020 Start by shooting the dots in the first row from a prone position using a bipod or other rest. John B. Snow, Outdoor Life, "This Rifle Training Program Will Make You a Better Shooter in 200 Rounds," 3 Apr. 2020 The West is filled with boulders, conveniently placed for riflemen, to spare them from lugging a bipod around. David E. Petzal, Field & Stream, "Would You Shoot an Albino Deer?," 25 Feb. 2020 Integral sling attachment points as well as a concealed pre-drilled and tapped swivel stud attachment point for a bipod. Outdoor Life, "Hunting with the Lupo, Benelli’s New Bolt-Action Rifle," 21 Jan. 2020 The rifle is fed by a ten round magazine and weighs between 13 and 14.5 pounds, not including optic, bipod, and other accessories. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "The U.S. Military Really Wants This New Sniper Rifle," 28 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of bipod

1897, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bipod

bi- + -pod (as in tripod)

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The first known use of bipod was in 1897

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8 Dec 2020

Cite this Entry

“Bipod.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bipod. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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