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bi·ped

(bī'ped),
1. Two-footed.
2. Any animal with only two feet.
[bi- + L. pes, foot]

biped

(bī′pĕd′)
n.
An animal with two feet.
adj.
Variant of bipedal.

biped

[bī′ped]
1 having two feet.
2 any animal with only two feet.

bi·ped

(bī'ped)
1. Two-footed.
2. Any animal with only two feet.
[bi- + L. pes, foot]
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Biped can also be analyzed into form and matter, but at some point, this process will cease, as substances are divisible finally into indivisible parts (1043b34-6).
In this paper, Simulated Annealing (SA), an intelligent random-search technique is used for getting the optimum stable gait trajectory in both static and dynamic conditions of biped robot by carefully controlling the rate of control parameter.
Grizzle's research, on a motor-controlled biped dubbed RABBIT, sacrifices energy efficiency for stability.
The humanoid robot league, which features biped robots and this year became an official league in the RoboCup, will start Saturday.
In the end, it was the fickle biped who lost interest, distracted by exposed oysters squirting water into the air, a normal bivalve reaction from water taken in when feeding, yet attention-drawing at times of dry low tide.
on Tuesday introduced a prototype small biped entertainment robot ''SDR-4X'' with advanced walking and sound recognition functions.
At one point the tracks change suddenly from a swagger-like walking gait, to a fast sprint which would have accelerated the 22ft-long biped to a top speed of almost 20mph.
SONY SDR-3X is a small biped walking robot that uses "actuators" and "whole body coordinated dynamic control" to produce synchronized movements in its 24 joints that enable it to walk and change direction, balance on one leg, kick a ball, and dance.
But in Mitchell's version she's not only the unhappy biped looking for her complementary half; she's also the divided body politic as symbolized by the Berlin Wall and divided Germany.
Makoto Manabe, a researcher at the National Science Museum in Tokyo, said the claw of the Oviraptor -- a feathered, beaked biped -- is "a valuable specimen that gives insight into the process of evolution from dinosaurs to birds.
It also dwells on the relations of the unworthy "human biped," man, with nature - with forests (Bourbon-Busset idolized trees), with mountains, with rivers.