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foot·mark

 (fo͝ot′märk′)
n.

footmark

(ˈfʊtˌmɑːk)
n
a mark or trace of mud, wetness, etc, left by a person's foot on a surface

foot•print

(ˈfʊtˌprɪnt)

n.
1. a mark left by the shod or unshod foot, as in earth or sand.
2. an impression of the sole of a person's foot, esp. one taken for purposes of identification.
3. the track of a tire, esp. on wet pavement.
4. the area affected by an increase in the level of sound, as that generated by an airplane.
5. the surface space occupied by something, as a building or microcomputer.
[1545–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.footmark - a mark of a foot or shoe on a surfacefootmark - 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"
print, mark - a visible indication made on a surface; "some previous reader had covered the pages with dozens of marks"; "paw prints were everywhere"
Translations
أثَر القَدَم
šlépěj
fodspor
fótspor

footmark

[ˈfʊtmɑːk] Nhuella f, pisada f

footmark

[ˈfʊtˌmɑːk] norma

foot

(fut) plural feet (fiːt) noun
1. the part of the leg on which a person or animal stands or walks. My feet are very sore from walking so far.
2. the lower part of anything. at the foot of the hill.
3. (plural often foot ; often abbreviated to ft when written) a measure of length equal to twelve inches (30.48 cm). He is five feet/foot six inches tall; a four-foot wall.
ˈfooting noun
1. balance. It was difficult to keep his footing on the narrow path.
2. foundation. The business is now on a firm footing.
ˈfootball noun
1. a game played by kicking a large ball. The children played football; (also adjective) a football fan.
2. the ball used in this game.
ˈfoothill noun
a small hill at the foot of a mountain. the foothills of the Alps.
ˈfoothold noun
a place to put one's feet when climbing. to find footholds on the slippery rock.
ˈfootlight noun
(in a theatre) a light which shines on the actors etc from the front of the stage.
ˈfootmanplural ˈfootmen noun
a male servant wearing a uniform. The footman opened the door.
ˈfootmark noun
a footprint. He left dirty footmarks.
ˈfootnote noun
a note at the bottom of a page. The footnotes referred to other chapters of the book.
ˈfootpath noun
a path or way for walking, not for cars, bicycles etc. You can go by the footpath.
ˈfootprint noun
the mark or impression of a foot. She followed his footprints through the snow.
ˈfootsore adjective
with painful feet from too much walking. He arrived, tired and footsore.
ˈfootstep noun
the sound of a foot. She heard his footsteps on the stairs.
ˈfootwear noun
boots, shoes, slippers etc. He always buys expensive footwear.
follow in someone's footsteps
to do the same as someone has done before one. When he joined the police force he was following in his father's footsteps.
foot the bill
to be the person who pays the bill.
on foot
walking. She arrived at the house on foot.
put one's foot down
to be firm about something. I put my foot down and refused.
put one's foot in it
to say or do something stupid. I really put my foot in it when I asked about his wife – she had just run away with his friend!
References in classic literature ?
He snatched the boot out of my hand, and set it in a footmark on the sand, bearing south from us as we stood, and pointing straight towards the rocky ledge called the South Spit.
Curious, because, so far as one can trace any footmark in this mud-stained corner, one would say it was a more shapely sole.
Here is the footmark of Dingaan," I said to myself, and walked to and fro, groaning heavily.
We searched the garden that night, but found no sign of the intruder, save that just under the window a single footmark was visible in the flower-bed.
Then he drove away twelve heifers and a hundred cows never yoked, and the bull who mounted the cows, fastening to the tail of each one brushwood to wipe out the footmarks of the cows.
All that we discovered were traces, blood-stained marks of a man's large hand on the walls and on the door; a big handkerchief red with blood, without any initials, an old cap, and many fresh footmarks of a man on the floor,--footmarks of a man with large feet whose boot-soles had left a sort of sooty impression.
Some tramp's been in, that's all; and as for the no footmarks, and the bricks and the sand being all right--why, your eyes are pretty much like a insect's, Master Marner; they're obliged to look so close, you can't see much at a time.
But the smell of badger was undeniable; and there were round heavy footmarks in the sand.
The place seemed deserted; and I should have thought the house empty and shut up but for the carefully tended radishes and the recent footmarks on the green of the path.
He besides found traces of the cats, their footmarks and hairs left behind on the battle-field; to guard, therefore, in future against a similar outrage, he gave orders that henceforth one of the under gardeners should sleep in the garden in a sentry-box near the flower-beds.
I saw the heavy footmarks of the constables, but I saw also the track of the two men who had first passed through the garden.
He went alone, at his own request, for he explained that any unnecessary footmarks might make his task more difficult.