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 Typically, such a rifle would be equipped with a long range telescopic sight bipod, and ideally have some work done by military armorers to increase accuracy. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "Marines Set to Field New Designated Marksman Rifle," 30 Apr. 2018 The adorable toy can go from bipod to tripod stances, bleep and bloop with an integrated Speaker and LEDs, and even has unique responses that can only be trigged by watching Star Wars movies with it by your side. David Grossman, Popular Mechanics, "Today's Best Deals: A Discount on Your Very Own R2-D2," 27 Apr. 2018 Gualtieri said Tuesday that Cruz had brought a bipod with him. David Smiley, miamiherald, "Parkland shooter researched Columbine as he planned attack, state commission reveals," 25 Apr. 2018 Stephen Paddock, the suspect in the shooting, is said to have mounted his numerous rifles with a collection of scopes, bipods and bump stocks. Ryan Martin, Indianapolis Star, "Man with AR-15-style rifle outside Indianapolis Women's March: What we know," 12 Mar. 2018 Commission chairman and Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri said the shooter had a bipod on his military-style semiautomatic rifle, and tried to fire through a third floor window at fleeing students. Rosa Flores, CNN, "Heart-wrenching animation shows where victims were killed at Stoneman Douglas," 24 Apr. 2018 Some guns have lights, lasers, rifle scopes, bipods, and other accessories to identify a target or aid in marksmanship. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "What a Gun Is," 7 Mar. 2018 Security alerted police and found six handguns and the rifle that had a scope, bump stock and bipod, the report said. Fox News, "Man allegedly in country illegally charged after AR-15-style rifle found outside hotel prior to march, report says," 12 Mar. 2018 It is fitted with a scope to aid long-distance shooting and a bipod for steadying the shooter's aim., "How a semiautomatic rifle can be altered to fire like an automatic weapon," 3 Oct. 2017

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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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“Bipod.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 22 November 2019.

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