bipedal bipedal

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having two feet

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Also, the notion that man became bipedal in tandem with his brain growth is no longer widely held.
  2. But for the bipedal mammals who were allowed to rise once the big lizards were finally gone, it is a matter of enduring fascination.
  3. And we see that upright bipedal walking goes back that far in time.

News

  • Rain: Boy meets invisible girl

    The concept at the heart of Rain is magical. Looking out his window, a boy witness a seemingly invisible girl, her silhouette revealed by the rain as she ran splashing through the night. She was followed by another invisible entity outlined by the rain, a ferocious bipedal monster, which was referred to only as an "unknown." Fearing for the girl's life, the boy chases after her, following her ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Joystiq

Quotes

  1. "Feature after feature point to her being bipedal," said John Kappelman, the UT professor of anthropology who led the scientific team that conducted the scans at UT's High-Resolution X-ray Computed Tomography Facility. "But she also has...
    on Feb 5, 2009 By: John Kappelman Source: Austin American-Statesman

  2. "We need to do more work to be sure, so we can't say we know yet, but this seems to be a perfect and capable bipedal species that was also capable of dwelling in the trees," Dr Alemseged said.
    on Sep 20, 2006 By: Zeresenay Alemseged Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. psychologist Professor Nicholas Humphrey, of the London School of Economics, said said: "This could be hugely important - a living example of how our ancestors walked before they became bipedal. As such it might teach us so much about our distant...
    on Mar 7, 2006 By: Nicholas Humphrey Source: The Sun

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