Foolscap Foot-lambert

Foot

Meanings and phrases

foot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint; human foot; pes
  2. a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard; ft
  3. the lower part of anything
  4. the pedal extremity of vertebrates other than human beings; animal foot
  5. any of various organs of locomotion or attachment in invertebrates; invertebrate foot
  6. lowest support of a structure; foundation; base; fundament; groundwork; substructure; understructure
  7. travel by walking
  8. a member of a surveillance team who works on foot or rides as a passenger
  9. a support resembling a pedal extremity
  10. an army unit consisting of soldiers who fight on foot; infantry
  11. (prosody) a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm; metrical foot; metrical unit

foot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. pay for something; pick
  2. walk; leg it; hoof; hoof it
  3. add a column of numbers; foot up

Australian hare 's foot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a hare's-foot fern of the genus Davallia; Davallia pyxidata

Canary Island hare 's foot fern

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. fern of the Canary Islands and Madeira; Davallia canariensis

animal foot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the pedal extremity of vertebrates other than human beings; foot

athlete 's foot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. fungal infection of the feet; tinea pedis

bear 's foot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. digitate-leaved hellebore with an offensive odor and irritant qualities when taken internally; stinking hellebore; setterwort; Helleborus foetidus

bird 's foot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the foot of a bird

bird 's foot clover

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. European forage plant having claw-shaped pods introduced in America; bird's foot trefoil; babies' slippers; bacon and eggs; Lotus corniculatus

bird 's foot trefoil

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Old World herb related to fenugreek; Trigonella ornithopodioides
  2. European forage plant having claw-shaped pods introduced in America; bird's foot clover; babies' slippers; bacon and eggs; Lotus corniculatus

board foot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the volume of a piece of wood 1 foot square and 1 inch thick

cat 's foot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. low-growing perennial herb having leaves with whitish down and clusters of small white flowers; cat's feet; pussytoes; Antennaria dioica

cleft foot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a deformity in which the space between the third and fourth toes extends up into the foot

cloven foot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a hoof divided into two parts at its distal extremity (as of ruminants or swine); cloven hoof
  2. the mark of Satan; cloven hoof

crow 's foot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a wrinkle in the skin at the outer corner of your eyes; crow's feet; laugh line
  2. large tree of Australasia; red beech; brown oak; booyong; stave wood; silky elm; Heritiera trifoliolata; Terrietia trifoliolata

cubic foot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the volume equal to a cube one foot on each side; cu ft

dove 's foot geranium

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. western geranium with small pink flowers; a common weed on lawns and in vacant lots; Geranium molle

foot brake

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. hydraulic brake operated by pressing on a foot pedal

foot doctor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a specialist in care for the feet; chiropodist; podiatrist

foot lever

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a lever that is operated with the foot; pedal; treadle; foot pedal

foot pedal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a lever that is operated with the foot; pedal; treadle; foot lever

foot race

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a race run on foot; footrace; run

foot rot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. contagious degenerative infection of the feet of hoofed animals (especially cattle and sheep)
  2. plant disease in which the stem or trunk rots at the base

foot rule

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a ruler one foot long

foot soldier

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. fights on foot with small arms; infantryman; marcher; footslogger
  2. an assistant subject to the authority or control of another; subordinate; subsidiary; underling

foot traffic

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. people coming and going on foot; pedestrian traffic
E.g.
  • The bridge is open year-round to foot traffic.
  • The bridge is available to foot traffic only.
  • Good buskers control the crowd so patrons do not obstruct foot traffic.

foot up

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. add a column of numbers; foot

fossorial foot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. foot adapted for digging as in moles

goat 's foot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. short-stemmed South African plant with bluish flowers; goatsfoot; Oxalis caprina

hand and foot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. in all ways possible
n.
  1. a bird's foot having the first and second toes of each foot directed backward and the third and fourth forward

horse 's foot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the hoof of a horse

human foot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint; foot; pes

immersion foot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. resembling frostbite but without freezing; resulting from exposure to cold and wet; trench foot
n.
  1. any of various organs of locomotion or attachment in invertebrates; foot

lion 's foot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. common perennial herb widely distributed in the southern and eastern United States having drooping clusters of pinkish flowers and thick basal leaves suggesting a lion's foot in shape; sometimes placed in genus Prenanthes; gall of the earth; Nabalus serpentarius; Prenanthes serpentaria

lobate foot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a bird's foot having separate toes each with membranous flaps along the sides

metrical foot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (prosody) a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm; foot; metrical unit

square foot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a unit of area equal to one foot by one foot square; sq ft
E.g.
  • The 800 square foot mosaic is by Charles Lutyens.
  • In 2010, the new 76,000 square foot building opened.
  • Encore opened a 15,000 square foot store in April 2019.

trench foot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. resembling frostbite but without freezing; resulting from exposure to cold and wet; immersion foot

tube foot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tentacular tubular process of most echinoderms (starfish and sea urchins and holothurians) having a sucker at the end and used for e.g. locomotion and respiration

vertebrate foot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the extremity of the limb in vertebrates; pedal extremity

webbed foot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a bird's foot with folds of skin between the toes

white-man 's foot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. common European perennial naturalized worldwide; a troublesome weed; broad-leaved plantain; common plantain; whiteman's foot; cart-track plant; Plantago major

whiteman 's foot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. common European perennial naturalized worldwide; a troublesome weed; broad-leaved plantain; common plantain; white-man's foot; cart-track plant; Plantago major

zygodactyl foot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a bird's foot having the first and fourth toes of each foot directed backward and the second and third forward

left foot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • During the performance, he injured his left foot.
  • She also has a tattoo of a bicycle on her left foot.
  • His left foot was almost severed from his leg.

right foot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There is a fragment from the base with the remains of the right foot.
  • Gear change is by right foot and the rear brake operated by left foot.
  • His right leg is bent, with his right foot just touching his left heel.

set foot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Visitors barely set foot on the cave floor.
  • A temple was built on the specific location where she set foot.
  • Sargento Mayor Juan de Salcedo was the first Spaniard to set foot in Paete.

foot injury

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He missed most of his rookie season with a foot injury.
  • His season was cut short by a foot injury.
  • However, a foot injury sidelined him for a large part of the season.

foot soldiers

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This temple also has a Shiva Pindi and its foot soldiers.
  • This would kill many of the Dominion's Jem'Hadar foot soldiers.
  • As the range closed, the guns aimed at the enemy foot soldiers.

per square foot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • By late 2008, construction costs had reached $250 per square foot.
  • Energy Use Index (EUI) represents kBtu per square foot of conditioned floor area.
  • As of 2017, Royal Hawaiian Center had the fifth highest sales per square foot in the US.

foot long

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A similar 200 foot long creature was also seen in 1906.
  • The crossbow was drawn using a treadle and shot 10 foot long arrows.
  • One of the most notable features of the temple is a 65 foot long statue of a reclining Buddha.

each foot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In some embryos, the two outer front toes on each foot are joined together.
  • At the center of each foot is a circle representing a "chakra" or 'energy point'.
  • He has six toes, webbed feet, carries a heart shaped watch, and has six cat-like claws on each foot.

foot high

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It forms a shrub up to a foot high.
  • The house was originally an Elizabethan red brick house with an 80 foot high tower.
  • It carried seven 90-cubic foot high pressure cylinders to provide breathing gas and control buoyancy.

back foot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They were on the back foot at 7/258 at stumps on the first day.
  • Another is designed to dart toward the back foot of a right-handed batter.
  • Bradman took guard and played the first ball from Hollies, a leg break, from the back foot.

foot tall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Wells began working on gigantic five foot tall ice cream-themed pieces in 2007.
  • While digging, villagers found a half constructed building, with four five foot tall.
  • This two-tier sculptures standing 24 foot tall is made of aluminum and painted black.

broken foot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He missed some games in January 2018 with a broken foot.
  • The boy was immobilized with a broken foot.
  • In 2014, Lind spent time on the disabled list due to a broken foot.

near the foot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Several small alpine lakes are near the foot of the glacier.
  • It lies near the foot of a long valley drained by the Opuatia Stream.
  • Though much damaged, especially near the foot, the stairs inside the minarets may still be used.

front foot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Most batsmen of 1870s and 1880s typically played off the front foot.
  • He bowled Bill Edrich, knocking out the off stump while the batsman was on the front foot.
  • One foot is placed in front of the other so that the heel of the front foot is near the arch.

foot building

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 2010, the new 76,000 square foot building opened.
  • One person even called the 576,000 square foot building "the pinnacle of bureaucracy."
  • The 42,000 square foot building features 70 public access computers, study rooms, and events space.

foot facility

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The 15,000 square foot facility encompassed a 300-seat restaurant, a 30-foot bar, and eight bowling lanes.
  • Hill Road Library opened in December 2017 in a 5,100 square foot facility near the Ventura County Government Center.
  • The 2.8 million square foot facility will also include Jobs's original designs for a fitness center and a corporate auditorium.
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