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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 tri·pod /ˈtraɪˌpɑd/
 三腳桌,三腳架

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 tri·pod /ˈtraɪˌpɑd/ 名詞
 三腳架,三腳台,三腳支撐物

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tri·pod n.
 1. Any utensil or vessel, as a stool, table, altar, caldron, etc., supported on three feet.
 Note:On such, a stool, in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, the Pythian priestess sat while giving responses to those consulting the Delphic oracle.
 2. A three-legged frame or stand, usually jointed at top, for supporting a theodolite, compass, telescope, camera, or other instrument.
 Tripod of life, or Vital tripod Physiol., the three organs, the heart, lungs, and brain; -- so called because their united action is necessary to the maintenance of life.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 tripod
      n : a three-legged rack used for support