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2. The amount of personnel, spares, resources, and capabilities physically present and occupying space at a deployed location.
pace footstep footprint
A pace is a step of normal length that you take when you walk.
You do not use 'pace' to refer to the sound made by a person's step. The word you use is footstep.
You also do not use 'pace'to refer to a mark in the ground made by a person's foot. The word you use is footprint.
|Noun||1.||footprint - a mark of a foot or shoe on a surface; "the police made casts of the footprints in the soft earth outside the window"|
footprint evidence - evidence in the form of footprints; "there was footprint evidence that he had been at the scene of the crime"
|2.||footprint - a trace suggesting that something was once present or felt or otherwise important; "the footprints of an earlier civilization"|
|3.||footprint - the area taken up by some object; "the computer had a desktop footprint of 10 by 16 inches"|