Associations to the word «Foot»
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FOOT, noun. (countable) A biological structure found in many animals that is used for locomotion and that is frequently a separate organ at the terminal part of the leg.
FOOT, noun. (countable) (anatomy) Specifically, a human foot, which is found below the ankle and is used for standing and walking.
FOOT, noun. (uncountable) (often used attributively) Travel by walking.
FOOT, noun. (countable) The base or bottom of anything.
FOOT, noun. (countable) The part of a flat surface on which the feet customarily rest.
FOOT, noun. (countable) The end of a rectangular table opposite the head.
FOOT, noun. (countable) A short foot-like projection on the bottom of an object to support it.
FOOT, noun. (countable) A unit of measure equal to twelve inches or one third of a yard, equal to exactly 30.48 centimetres.
FOOT, noun. (military) (pluralonly) Foot soldiers; infantry.
FOOT, noun. (countable) (cigars) The end of a cigar which is lit, and usually cut before lighting.
FOOT, noun. (countable) (sewing) The part of a sewing machine which presses downward on the fabric, and may also serve to move it forward.
FOOT, noun. (countable) (printing) The bottommost part of a typed or printed page.
FOOT, noun. (countable) (prosody) The basic measure of rhythm in a poem.
FOOT, noun. (countable) (phonology) The parsing of syllables into prosodic constituents, which are used to determine the placement of stress in languages along with the notions of constituent heads.
FOOT, noun. (countable) (nautical) The bottom edge of a sail.
FOOT, noun. (countable) (billiards) The end of a billiard or pool table behind the foot point where the balls are racked.
FOOT, noun. (countable) (botany) In a bryophyte, that portion of a sporophyte which remains embedded within and attached to the parent gametophyte plant.
FOOT, noun. (countable) (malacology) The muscular part of a bivalve mollusc by which it moves or holds its position on a surface.
FOOT, noun. (countable) (molecular biology) The globular lower domain of a protein.
FOOT, noun. (countable) (geometry) The foot of a line perpendicular to a given line is the point where the lines intersect.
FOOT, noun. Fundamental principle; basis; plan. (never used in the plural)
FOOT, noun. Recognized condition; rank; footing. (never used in the plural)
FOOT, verb. (transitive) To use the foot to kick (usually a ball).
FOOT, verb. (transitive) To pay (a bill).
FOOT, verb. To tread to measure or music; to dance; to trip; to skip.
FOOT, verb. To walk.
FOOT, verb. To tread.
FOOT, verb. (obsolete) To set on foot; to establish; to land.
FOOT, verb. To renew the foot of (a stocking, etc.).
FOOT, verb. To sum up, as the numbers in a column; sometimes with up.
FOOT, proper noun. A surname.
FOOT AND MOUTH, noun. Foot-and-mouth disease
FOOT BRAKE, noun. A brake controlled by foot, as opposed to hand brake.
FOOT BRAKES, noun. Plural of foot brake
FOOT CANDLE, noun. A measure of illuminance (or light intensity) on a surface equal to one lumen per square foot.
FOOT CANDLES, noun. Plural of foot candle
FOOT DROP, noun. A gait abnormality in which the dropping of the forefoot happens due to weakness, nerve damage, or paralysis.
FOOT FAULT, noun. (tennis) A fault where the server's foot is placed outside the service area, prior to the ball being hit. Which is behind the baseline and between the extensions of the center line and the side line on the appropriate side. It results in a foul serve.
FOOT FAULTS, noun. Plural of foot fault
FOOT FEED, noun. (archaic) The accelerator or gas pedal, so called when the throttle control was moved from the column to the floor.
FOOT FEEDS, noun. Plural of foot feed
FOOT JOB, noun. A sexual act where the genitalia are stimulated by someone's feet.
FOOT JOBS, noun. Plural of foot job
FOOT JUGGLING, noun. A circus act consisting of juggling objects with ones feet, but especially whilst lying on ones back with the legs raised more or less vertically
FOOT KISS, noun. (literally) A kiss on the foot.
FOOT KISS, noun. A reverential kiss on the footwear of the pope or an extremely revered (notably ruling) prince.
FOOT KISSES, noun. Plural of foot kiss
FOOT LEVEL, noun. (gunnery) A form of level used in giving any proposed angle of elevation to a piece of ordnance.
FOOT LIFTER, noun. A small object placed under another, vertical object to lift it temporarily.
FOOT LIFTERS, noun. Plural of foot lifter
FOOT LOCKER, noun. Alternative spelling of footlocker
FOOT LOCKERS, noun. Plural of foot locker
FOOT MANTLE, noun. (obsolete) A long garment to protect the clothing when riding; a riding skirt.
FOOT PASSENGER, noun. A passenger on a ferry who does not have a car, or any other form of transport with them.
FOOT RACE, noun. Alternative form of footrace
FOOT REST, noun. A horizontal bar fixed on the bottom of a chair to provide support for the feet.
FOOT RESTS, noun. Plural of foot rest
FOOT ROT, noun. A common infection of the hoof of animals such as cattle, sheep and goat.
FOOT ROT, noun. A disease of plants, affecting the stalk or the trunk.
FOOT ROT, noun. (slang) athlete's foot
FOOT SCREW, noun. An adjusting screw which forms a foot, and serves to give a machine or table a level standing on an uneven place.
FOOT SOLDIER, noun. A soldier who fights on foot; an infantryman
FOOT SOLDIERS, noun. Plural of foot soldier
FOOT STICK, noun. (printing) (historical) A bevelled piece of furniture placed against the foot of the page, to hold the type in place.
FOOT STOVE, noun. (historical) A small box, with an iron pan, to hold hot coals for warming the feet.
FOOT SWEEP, noun. (martial arts) Any of several moves used to trip an opponent by forcefully moving one's legs horizontally at the feet or ankles of one's opponent.
FOOT SWEEPS, noun. (martial arts) plural of foot sweep
FOOT TRAP, noun. (soccer) The use of the bottom of the foot to control a rolling or low bouncing ball.
FOOT TRAPS, noun. Plural of foot trap
FOOT VALVE, noun. The valve of a steam engine that opens to the air pump from the condenser.
FOOT VALVES, noun. Plural of foot valve
FOOT, noun. The part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint; "his bare feet projected from his trousers"; "armored from head to foot".
FOOT, noun. A linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard; "he is six feet tall".
FOOT, noun. The lower part of anything; "curled up on the foot of the bed"; "the foot of the page"; "the foot of the list"; "the foot of the mountain".
FOOT, noun. The pedal extremity of vertebrates other than human beings.
FOOT, noun. Lowest support of a structure; "it was built on a base of solid rock"; "he stood at the foot of the tower".
FOOT, noun. Any of various organs of locomotion or attachment in invertebrates.
FOOT, noun. Travel by walking; "he followed on foot"; "the swiftest of foot".
FOOT, noun. A member of a surveillance team who works on foot or rides as a passenger.
FOOT, noun. An army unit consisting of soldiers who fight on foot; "there came ten thousand horsemen and as many fully-armed foot".
FOOT, noun. (prosody) a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm.
FOOT, noun. A support resembling a pedal extremity; "one foot of the chair was on the carpet".
FOOT, verb. Pay for something; "pick up the tab"; "pick up the burden of high-interest mortgages"; "foot the bill".
FOOT, verb. Walk; "let's hoof it to the disco".
FOOT, verb. Add a column of numbers.
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