Definitions for "Foot"
A measure of length equivalent to twelve inches; one third of a yard. See Yard.
A combination of syllables consisting a metrical element of a verse, the syllables being formerly distinguished by their quantity or length, but in modern poetry by the accent.
A measure of length equal to 12 inches, which term is taken from the average length of a human foot.
The muscular locomotive organ of a mollusk. It is a median organ arising from the ventral region of body, often in the form of a flat disk, as in snails. See Illust. of Buccinum.
a muscular part of the body used for movement on or within the substrate; extends from antero-ventral shell area
The muscular locomotor, undersurface of the body of a mollusk upon which the animal rests or moves. In bivalves, the contraction and expansion of this organ is used in the burrowing, locomotion, or for anchoring the animal.
Keywords:  cigar, perfecto, torpedo, tuck, lit
The end of the cigar that is lit. Also called the tuck, very often the foot is pre-cut except for Torpedo and Perfecto cigars.
The end of the cigar one lights.
Also called the "tuck," it's the part of the cigar that is lit.
Keywords:  foreleg, hock, ankle, rabbit, zhen
The terminal part of the leg of man or an animal; esp., the part below the ankle or wrist; that part of an animal upon which it rests when standing, or moves. See Manus, and Pes.
To kick with the foot; to spurn.
Pinyin Translation (en) ti tui Leg Raise dan pai jiao Front Slapping Leg Raise li he tui Inside Crescent wai bai tui Outside Crescent ji bu Skip Step zheng ti tui Leg Raise / Front Stretch Kick deng tui Heel Kick tan tui Toe Kick ce ti tui Side Leg Kick chuai jiao Side Kick hao sao tui Back Sweep qian sao tui Front Sweep zhen jiao Stamp
Keywords:  sail, pedestal, bottom, edge, comport
The lowest part or base; the ground part; the bottom, as of a mountain, column, or page; also, the last of a row or series; the end or extremity, esp. if associated with inferiority; as, the foot of a hill; the foot of the procession; the foot of a class; the foot of the bed; ; the foot of the page.
The lower edge of a sail.
The bottom of the page or press signature, the edge closest to the lead edge and cut-off on a standard signature.
Keywords:  talon, hawk, fliers, falconer, prey
To seize or strike with the talon.
when a hawk repeatedly grabs and squeezes prey (or the falconer's glove) with it's talons.
A hawk is said to “foot “ well or to be a "good footer" when she is successful in killing. Many hawks are very fine fliers without being good footers.
To walk; -- opposed to ride or fly.
The hoof and all the structures contained within it. (NOTE: The terms hoof and foot are often used interchangeably.)
walk; "let's hoof it to the disco"
Soldiers who march and fight on foot; the infantry, usually designated as the foot, in distinction from the cavalry.
an army unit consisting of soldiers who fight on foot; "there came ten thousand horsemen and as many fully-armed foot"
Keywords:  ceramic, glassy, ware, rests, handheld
the base of a piece of ware, the area upon which it rests
The part of a handheld power tool that contacts the surface of the work piece; also called base.
Base of a ceramic form.
Encyclopaedia Britannica 2002
Another term for metron. Every hexameter foot has two parts, the thesis and the arsis.
Keywords:  tread, skip, trip, dance, green
To tread to measure or music; to dance; to trip; to skip.
To tread; as, to foot the green.
The base of a glass. Until the invention of the gadget, was held by the pontil-rod while the glass was being finished. After c 1800 the pontil-mark was usually ground out, so the foot could be made flat. See decanters & drinking-glasses
Keywords:  fore, aft
Fore Fore And Aft
Keywords:  column, crossfoot, ledger, journal, add
To sum up, as the numbers in a column; -- sometimes with up; as, to foot (or foot up) an account.
(FOOT) -- The projection at the base of the column.
A word that means to add a column of numbers as in "Foot the amounts listed in column A." Also see crossfoot. To Top
Keywords:  trunnion, tumbler, cam, lever, assembly
n. the cam portion of the trunnion assembly in some lever tumbler locks
Keywords:  podiatric, surgery
Podiatric Surgery)
Keywords:  terrible, thing
a terrible thing
Keywords:  culm, basal, area
Basal area of a culm.
Keywords:  jerry, immense, relief, pretty, miss
a pretty good miss," said Jerry, a look of immense relief spreading over his face
Keywords:  cylinders, mounting, device
A device for mounting cylinders. ( 010)
A mounting device for cylinders.
the foot of a human being; "his bare feet projected from his trousers"; "armored from head to foot"
a foot of a vertebrate other than a human being
Keywords:  posthole, buried, fence, strained, wire
Fencing: A block of wood attached by wire to a post and buried with the post in the posthole, or some other device to stop the post being pulled out when the fence is strained.
Keywords:  sailboat, speed
to make speed-said of a sailboat.
Fundamental principle; basis; plan; -- used only in the singular.
Recognized condition; rank; footing; -- used only in the singular.
Keywords:  swiftest, travel, followed
travel by foot; "he followed on foot"; "the swiftest of foot"
Keywords:  planter, vase, stable, object, designed
The base of an object (e.g., vase or planter) designed to keep it stable.
In tamping rollers, one of a number of projections from a cylindrical drum.
Keywords:  mess, shoe, harder, easier, lot
a lot harder to draw - and a LOT easier to mess up on - than a shoe is
Keywords:  potters, pot, toe, shoulder, neck
Over time potters have given human attributes to pots. There is the neck, shoulder, hip, foot and toe. In this case, the foot is what a pot stands on.
The base of a pot.
Keywords:  stood, tower, wet, lowest, pump
lowest support of a structure; "it was built on a base of solid rock"; "he stood at the foot of the tower"
Supports the wet and power end of the pump and attaches it to the base plate.
Keywords:  burden, tab, pick, something, bill
pay for something; "pick up the tab"; "pick up the burden of high-interest mortgages"; "foot the bill"
a support resembling a pedal extremity; "one foot of the chair was on the carpet"
a member of a surveillance team who works on foot or rides as a passenger
Keywords:  farthest, caller, player, end, record
End of a line farthest away from Caller or record player.
Keywords:  curled, mountain, anything, bed, lower
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"
a good measure to use when I am throwing, jumping, running, or climbing
Keywords:  renew, stocking
To renew the foot of, as of a stocking.
Keywords:  furniture, dark, finding, device
a device for finding furniture in the dark
Keywords:  delivery, terms
terms of delivery
That which corresponds to the foot of a man or animal; as, the foot of a table; the foot of a stocking.
Keywords:  target, ground, legal, off, area
a legal Target Area if it is off the ground
Keywords:  establish, land, set
To set on foot; to establish; to land.
Keywords:  see
(see footer)