What is the meaning of footprint?


  • A mark of a foot or shoe on a surface.
    • usage: "the police made casts of the footprints in the soft earth outside the window"
  • A trace suggesting that something was once present or felt or otherwise important.
    • usage: "the footprints of an earlier civilization"
  • The area taken up by some object.
    • usage: "the computer had a desktop footprint of 10 by 16 inches"
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APAWordNet. (2010). footprint. Retrieved April 22, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/footprint/definitions/1211694
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HarvardWordNet 2010, footprint, Smart Define, viewed 22 April, 2019, <http://smartdefine.org/footprint/definitions/1211694>.
MLAWordNet. "footprint" 23 October 2010. Web. 22 April 2019. <http://smartdefine.org/footprint/definitions/1211694>
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