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tripod

an adjustable and usually collapsible three-legged stand to which a camera, etc., can be attached to hold it steady
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tripod

[′trī‚päd]
(design engineering)
An adjustable, collapsible three-legged support, as for a camera or surveying instrument.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In conclusion, we have synthesized and structurally characterized a thiourea-based tripodal receptor L, showing strong binding and selectivity for sulfate over other anions in DMSO.
Kato, "Full-color tunable photoluminescent ionic liquid crystals based on tripodal pyridinium, pyrimidinium, and quinolinium salts," Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol.
This pattern is in agreement with what is assumed as atypical monopedal or/ and tripodal stances in children with ASD (15).
The tripodal conflict between the established patriarchal order of Pakistani Muslim society, Western and international conceptions of women's place in that society, and what Muslim women themselves wish to accomplish is explored.
Galoppini, "Tuning open circuit photovoltages with tripodal sensitizers," The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, vol.
Yang, "Syntheses, structures and photoluminescent properties of Zn(II) and Cd(II) coordination polymers with flexible tripodal triazolecontaining ligands," CrystEngComm, vol.
Meyer, "Copper complexes of nitrogen-anchored tripodal N-heterocyclic carbene ligands," Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol.
Wagner, Manual Chanavaz: Tripodal Mandibular Subperiosteal Implant: Basic Sciences, Operational Procedures, and Clinical data, Journal of Oral Implantology 1998
In the third part, the political identity of CHP is taken up during the post-1990s on the basis of a tripodal thematic framework--laicism, democracy and neo-liberal economic policies which contributes to assessing the potentials and limitations of the party as a left wing alternative.