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Meaning of FOOTPRINT

Pronunciation:  'fût`print

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a mark of a foot or shoe on a surface; a clue that someone was present; "the police made casts of the footprints in the soft earth outside the window"

FOOTPRINT is a 9 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: footmark, step
 See Also: clew, clue, cue, mark



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Foot"print`\, n.
The impression of the foot; a trace or footmark; as,
``Footprints of the Creator.''

Computing Dictionary

1. The floor or desk area taken up by a piece of hardware.

2. The amount of disk or ram taken up by a program or file.

3. (ibm) The audit trail left by a crashed program (often "footprints").

See also toeprint.

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Thesaurus Terms
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