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noun as in human

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That’s consistent with a biped spending more time on the ground than in trees to get their food.

The earliest bipeds on the ground were evolving from things that were upright to begin with in trees.

Maybe it’s better to say cooperation is a byproduct of being a vulnerable biped.

We went from quadrupeds to bipeds and it changed the whole mechanics of what we needed.

LaValley had come to Disney from Boston Dynamics, where he worked on the first version of its biped robot Atlas.

They were elephants, of course, and had been tutored by two biped Russian artists, Alex Melamid and Vitaly Komar.

Movement to know that she was attired in appropriate costume—short frock, biped continuations and a mannish oil-skin hat.

In short, the biped attitude was much the best suited to its organization and the one it was most likely to assume.

How far back he may have existed as a man-like biped is another question, which we are not likely soon to solve.

Was a "man" a biped with certain easily recognized physical characteristics?

I will merely say, at this time, that the creature referred to is an amphibious biped and inhabits the ocean near this coast.


On this page you'll find 72 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to biped, such as: animal, anthropoid, hominid, humanoid, mortal, and anthropological.

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