footprint
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈfʊtpɹɪnt/
Noun

footprint (plural footprints)

  1. The impression of the foot in a soft substance such as sand or snow.
    Synonyms: footmark
  2. Space required by a piece of equipment.
    This computer has a smaller footprint.
  3. (computing) The amount of hard drive space required for a program.
  4. (computing) The audit trail left by a crashed program.
  5. (figurative) Profession or lifestyle.
    He is following in his father's footprints.
  6. The surface space occupied by a structure.
    the footprint of a building
    • 2007, Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS): Environmental Impact
      Heavy debris would generally travel farther downrange within the debris footprint; lighter material would generally fall near the point of intercept. Footprint lengths can vary […]
  7. A company's geographic market presence.
    The store, which is slated to open next month, increases the company's footprint in the market to 14 locations.
  8. (ecology) The ecological impact of a human activity, machine, etc.
    hypo en
    My carbon footprint is very high.
  9. Availability of a satellite from the ground.
Translations Translations Translations Translations Translations Translations Translations
  • German: Ausleuchtzone
  • Russian: зо́на обслу́живания



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