Definition of Footprint in English :

Define Footprint in English

Footprint meaning in English

Meaning of Footprint in English

Pronunciation of Footprint in English

Footprint pronunciation in English

Pronounce Footprint in English

Footprint

see synonyms of footprint

Noun

1. footmark, footprint, step

a mark of a foot or shoe on a surface

Example Sentences:
'the police made casts of the footprints in the soft earth outside the window'

2. footprint

a trace suggesting that something was once present or felt or otherwise important

Example Sentences:
'the footprints of an earlier civilization'

3. footprint

the area taken up by some object

Example Sentences:
'the computer had a desktop footprint of 10 by 16 inches'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Footprint

see synonyms of footprint
noun
1. 
an indentation or outline of the foot of a person or animal on a surface
2. 
the shape and size of the area something occupies
enlarging the footprint of the building
a computer with a small footprint
3. 
impact on the environment
4. 
a military presence
since 1944, America's military footprint in Europe has been in the West
5. computing
the amount of resources, such as disk space and memory, that an application requires
See also electronic footprint
6. 
an identifying characteristic on land or water, such as the area in which an aircraft's sonic boom can be heard or the area covered by the down-blast of a hovercraft
7. 
the area in which the signal from a direct broadcasting satellite is receivable

Collins English Dictionary. Copyright © HarperCollins Publishers


Footprint

see synonyms of footprint
noun
1. 
an impression or mark made by a foot or shoe, as in sand
2. 
an area, or its shape, which something affects, occupies, etc., as the space taken up by a computer, the coverage pattern of a communications satellite, etc.

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


Footprint

see synonyms of footprint
n.
1. An outline or indentation left by a foot on a surface. Also called footmark, footstep.
2. The surface space occupied by a structure or device: the footprint of a building.
3.
a. The impact that a particular activity, person, or group has on the environment.
c. The area affected or covered by a device or phenomenon: the footprint of a communications satellite.

The American Heritage ® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition copyright ©2018 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.