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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The area taken up by some object; A mark of a shoe on a surface; A trace suggesting that something was once present or felt or otherwise important.

Usage examples (40)
  • The computer had a desktop footprint of 10 by 16 inches
  • The use of the term footprint to refer to the impact of human activity on the environment is about 30 years old.
  • ABC's Katz, a "huge hockey fan," suggests the league's "footprint" is growing.
  • Imagine how low the carbon footprint is for this house. for more
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