telescopic tripod

telescopic tripod

[¦tel·ə¦skäp·ik ′trī‚päd]
(engineering)
A drill or surveyor's tripod each leg of which is a series of two or more closely fitted nesting tubes, which can be locked rigidly together in an extended position to form a long leg or nested one within the other for easy transport.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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