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footing 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˈfo͝otiNG/,
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footings, plural;
  1. A secure grip with one's feet
    • - he suddenly lost his footing
  2. The condition of a piece of ground for walking or running
    • - paths with enough variety to give you practice with uneven footing
  3. The basis on which something is established or operates
    • - attempts to establish the store on a firm financial footing
  4. The position or status of a person in relation to others
    • - the suppliers are on an equal footing with the buyers
  5. The bottommost part of a foundation wall, with a course of concrete wider than the base of the wall


  1. status with respect to the relations between people or groups; "on good terms with her in-laws"; "on a friendly footing"
  2. a relation that provides the foundation for something; "they were on a friendly footing"; "he worked on an interim basis"
  3. foothold: a place providing support for the foot in standing or climbing
  4. having feet; "footed creatures"; "a footed sofa"
  5. Bookkeeping is the recording of financial transactions. Transactions include sales, purchases, income, and payments by an individual or organization. Bookkeeping is usually performed by a bookkeeper. Bookkeeping should not be confused with accounting. ...
  6. Foot fetishism, foot partialism, foot worship, or podophilia is a pronounced sexual interest in feet. It is the most common form of sexual preference for otherwise non-sexual objects or body parts.
  7. A ground for the foot; place for the foot to rest on; firm foundation to stand on; A standing; position; established place; basis for operation; permanent settlement; foothold; A relative condition; state; A tread; step; especially, measured tread; A footprint or footprints; tracks, someone's ...
  8. (Footings) The brickwork from the top of the foundation to the D.P.C. of the conservatory.
  9. (Footings) an enlargement at the lower end of a foundation wall, pier, or column to distribute the load into the soil.
  10. (Footings) Bottom part of wall.
  11. (Footings) courses of brickwork or masonry resting on the foundations. Footings are made wider than the walls in order to give greater strength.
  12. (Footings) Concrete foundations that support a structure.
  13. (Footings) Concrete used to solidify the structure keeping it upright in the ground.
  14. (Footings) Older, usually shallow, form or foundation of brick or stone.
  15. (Footings) Typically a reinforced area of concrete designed to support the point load of a mezzanine column.
  16. (Footings) support the deck and restrict movement to natural timber expansion and shrinkage. Normally 30 cm square and 15cm deep, they are situated on firm, undisturbed soil. Concrete building blocks can be used as an alternative.
  17. (FOOTED) descriptive term for a weight having its own pedestal which is flanged at the bottom.
  18. (Footed) A very small pedestal-style base on a cup or bowl, as opposed to a flat bottom.
  19. Trenches of poured concrete around the perimeter of the house and below each pier or column that supports and distributes the weight of the house to the ground.
  20. The underground support for a foundation or support post.
  21. The partially buried support for a vertical structural member such as a post.
  22. The base of a sign’s supporting structure. The footing is typically secured to a foundation or other anchor such as a building’s roof.
  23. The projecting base of a sign pole or pylon, including the portion that is buried in the ground. The footing bears all of the weight of the sign, keeping it straight and true while anchoring it against overturning moment. ...
  24. A pad or mat, usually of concrete, located under a column, wall or other structural member, that is used to distribute the loads from the member into the supporting soil.
  25. The footing supports the building on its foundation.