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Noun
/ˈfo͝otˌprint/,
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footprints, plural;
  1. The impression left by a foot or shoe on the ground or a surface

  2. The impact on the environment of human activity in terms of pollution, damage to ecosystems, and the depletion of natural resources
    • - these countries are so populous that they can have a very big footprint
  3. The area covered by something, in particular

  4. The area in which a broadcast signal from a particular source can be received

  5. The space taken up on a surface by a piece of computer hardware

  6. The area beneath an aircraft or a land vehicle that is affected by its noise or weight

  7. The area of ground taken up by a building


  1. a mark of a foot or shoe on a surface; "the police made casts of the footprints in the soft earth outside the window"
  2. a trace suggesting that something was once present or felt or otherwise important; "the footprints of an earlier civilization"
  3. the area taken up by some object; "the computer had a desktop footprint of 10 by 16 inches"
  4. Footprints are the impressions or images left behind by a person walking. Hoofprints and pawprints are those left by animals with hooves or paws rather than feet, while "shoeprints" is the specific term for prints made by shoes. ...
  5. Footprint refers to the physical layout that is required on the printed circuit board in order to mount a component or physical attachment.
  6. The footprint of a communications satellite is the ground area that its transponders offer coverage, and determines the satellite dish diameter required to receive each transponder's signal. ...
  7. Footprinting is the technique of gathering information about computer systems and the entities they belong to. ...
  8. (Footprints (album)) Footprints is the first album by Australian singer Holly Valance, released in the United Kingdom by London Records on October 14, 2002 (see 2002 in music).
  9. (Footprints (composition)) Footprints is a jazz standard composed by Wayne Shorter, first appearing on his 1966 album Adam's Apple.
  10. The impression of the foot in a soft substance such as sand or snow; Space required by a piece of equipment. Eg: This computer has a smaller footprint; Amount of hard drive space required for a program; The audit trail left by a crashed program; Profession or lifestyle, as in.. ...
  11. (Footprinting) During periods of mild to moderate stages of water (drought) stress, grass plants may be slow to spring back after walking on them leaving temporary foot-shaped impressions on the lawn.
  12. (Footprinting) a process of inserting and tracking a string of characters into a binary file that can later be interrogated
  13. (footprinting (DNA footprinting)) Assay used to study DNAbinding proteins.
  14. (Footprints) (1849), privately printed and afterwards suppressed
  15. (Footprints) A “footprint” is a name given to a search made of your credit report.  There is a record of the fact that a search has been made – this may be the result of a full credit report application which will be seen by other lenders. ...
  16. (Footprints) Nope, this isn’t referring to those prints you leave behind after going into your tent with your shoes still on.  This is a protective ground covering designed to help protect your tent from rocks, twigs and other sharp materials that your tent isn’t and help your tent last longer. ...
  17. (Footprints) This is the name given to the popular plumbing tool used to tighten compression fittings.
  18. (footprints) Edna Amortegui on Fotopedia
  19. The area of floor space taken up by a water heater or other appliance.
  20. The shape and configuration of a building.
  21. the area of the loaded tire's tread that is in contact with the road. This is also called the contact patch.
  22. The length and width dimensions of the scanner, or other peripheral device, to indicate the amount of desktop space required for the scanner.
  23. mark left by a foot in mud, soil or sand
  24. The outline of a building's ground plan from a top view.
  25. The surface area of a desk or table which is occupied by a piece of equipment.