Tripods vs Tripodes - What's the difference?

tripods | tripodes |

As nouns the difference between tripods and tripodes

is that tripods is while tripodes is .

As a verb tripods

is (tripod).




  • Verb

  • (tripod)
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  • * 1712 : , volume 5, page 28: ? 327 (Saturday, March 15): Joseph Addison, “Criticism on Paradise Lost” (1729 publication)
  • THE Poet here ?eems to have regarded two or three Pa??ages in the 18th Iliad'', as that in particular, where, ?peaking of ''Vulcan'', ''Homer'' ?ays, that he had made twenty ''Tripodes , running on Golden Wheels; which, upon occa?ion, might go of them?elves to the A??embly of the Gods, and, when there was no more U?e for them, return again after the ?ame manner.
  • * 1963 : The Australian University , volumes 1–2, page 193
  • The restriction was deliberate, for the Senate attach[ed] great importance to high distinction in the classes and tripodes of Oxford and Cambridge, from its known influence on the minds of students, and the character which it would impart to out Institution in its period of greatest trial.
  • * 1964 : Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London , volume 142, page 431 (Longmans, Greens)
  • Expansion of the swimbladder will be accompanied by forward movement of the free edges of the thin areas, and so by forward rotation of the tripodes'. When the swimbladder contracts, the ' tripodes will be rotated backwards by the elastic action of ligament 2.
  • * 1969 : Harold James Perkin, Key Profession: The History of the Association of University Teachers , page 22 (A. M. Kelley)
  • Not only was a new race of lecturing and researching professors inaugurated, and new honours courses, such as the Moral Sciences, Natural Sciences, Theological, and Historical Tripodes at Cambridge and the serious study of mathematics and science at Oxford, introduced, but a new type of college tutor arose, typified by Oscar Browning at Cambridge and Benjamin Jowett at Oxford, dedicated to preparing their students by strenuous intellectual training not merely for scholarship but for devoted service to society outside the university.


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