Tripos

The University of Cambridge, England, divides the different kinds of honours bachelor`s degree by Tripos s, plural Triposes. The word has an obscure etymology, but may be traced to the three-legged stool candidates once used to sit on when taking oral examinations (confer tripod). An apocryphal legend says that students used to receive one leg of....
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TRIPOS

TRIPOS (``TRIvial Portable Operating System``) is a computer operating system. Development started in 1976 at the Computer Laboratory of Cambridge University and it was headed by Dr. Martin Richards. The first version appeared in January 1978 and it originally ran on a PDP-11. Later it was ported to the Computer Automation LSI4 and the Data Ge...
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Tripos

• (n.) A tripod. • (n.) A university examination of questionists, for honors; also, a tripos paper; one who prepares a tripos paper.
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tripos

1. <equipment> A tripod. ... 2. A university examination of questionists, for honors; also, a tripos paper; one who prepares a tripos paper. ... Classical tripos examination, the final university examination for classical honors, optional to all who have taken the mathematical honors. Tripos paper, a printed list of the successful candidates ...
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tripos

noun final honors degree examinations at Cambridge University
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tripos

[n] - final honors degree examinations at Cambridge University
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