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foot [ fut] n.脚;最下部;英尺

on foot 步行;在进行中

on foot 步行

on foot
步行

f =female (或 =foot,feet) n. 女(的);雌(的); 英尺

foot [fut] (复 feet) n. 足,脚;英尺

foot [fut] 英尺

口蹄疫 foot-and-mouth disease

Foot-stool 踏脚凳

Foot Massager 足底按摩器

foot 英尺

square foot 平方英尺

to have a strong footing in a market 很有销路

get off on the wrong foot 开始就乱了步骤

put one's foot down 坚决反对

put one's foot in it 说错话

put one's foot in one's mouth 说错话

put your best foot forward 尽量使你的仪容整洁

shoe is on the other foot 今日不同往昔

on foot 步行, 

同函寄上五张汇票, 金额总计为5,620,000元, 详见注脚。
Enclosed please find five bills of exchange, as noted at foot, amounting to $5,620,000.

legal footing 法律基础

statutory footing 法定地位

Foot the bill.
付账吧。

If the molecules in one drop of water could be converted into grains of sand, there would be enough sand to build a concrete highway, half a mile wide and one foot thick, from New York to San Francisco.
假如一滴水里的分子可以变为沙粒,形成的沙子就足以建造一条半英里宽、一英尺厚的混凝土公路,从纽约直到旧金山。

He hurt his foot and limped to the door of the classroom.
他伤了脚, 一瘸一拐地走到教室门口。

Despite the bad weather and ill health, he took first place in the foot race.
尽管天气不好,身体又欠佳,他还是在赛跑中得了第一名。

His parents footed the bill for the wedding.
这次婚礼的钱是他父母出的。

1米80左右。
About one-hundred-eighty centimeters. *美国不用公制单位,而用foot英尺计算(1英尺大约30厘米,复数是feet;1英大约是2.5厘米,复数是inches)。

无意中说漏了嘴。
It was a slip of the tongue.
It was a slip of the tongue. (无意中说漏了嘴。)
Really? Didn't she know about it? (真的吗?难道她不知道?)
I spilled the beans. (我泄露了秘密。)
I stuck my foot in my mouth. (我把不好/失礼的事说出去了。)

他一开始就出师不利。
He got off on the wrong foot when he started doing it.

Set foot in somewhere 涉足于某场所

A straight foot is not afraid of a crooked shoe.
身正不怕影子斜。

Better the foot slip than the tongue trip.
宁可滑跤,不可失言。

Diseases come on horseback, but go away on foot.
病来如山倒,病去如抽丝。

Every shoe fits not every foot.
不能以己度人。

He who wants a mule without fault, must walk on foot.
如要骡子无缺点,只有自己徒步行。

Misfortune comes on wings and departs on foot.
遭灾易,消灾难。

Misforunes come on horseback and go away on foot.
遭灾易,消灾难。

One foot is better than two crutches.
一只脚胜过两根拐杖。

Put the shoe on the right foot.
责备应受责备者,表扬应受表扬者。

A I'd like a foot massage.
A 我想做足底按摩。
B Come this way, madam.
B 女士,请这边来。
A No, sorry, not now. Can I book an appointment for a foot massage tomorrow?
A 不,对不起,不是现在。我能预约明天做足底按摩吗?
B Certainly, madam. What time would you like? We're very busy in the morning.
B 当然,女士。你想什么时间来?我们上午非常忙。
A Well, how about 2pm?
A 哦,下午2点怎么样?
B 2pm. Excellent. Now can I take your name?
B 下午2点。很好。我能知道您的姓名吗?

There is a wart-like lump on the sole of right foot.
我右脚底有个像肉疣般的硬块。

The pain in his left foot is accompanied by redness and swelling.
左脚酸痛,并有红肿。

@@@ 开始
acquire a taste for sth. 对...有兴趣, 开始喜欢
come from 开始于...; 起源于...; 出生
于...
come into effect 开始生效, 开始实行
come on (劝说等)来吧; 开始
get busy 开始工作
get cracking 开始; (尤指)大干起来
get down to 开始认真做...
get going 开始, 着手
get off on the wrong foot 开始就不顺利; 一开始就犯了个错误
get off the ground (指活动、事业等)顺利开始
get set 准备好开始
get the ball rolling 开始某种活动, 开始
get to work (on) 开始工作; 开始做...
go ahead 先请; 请开始吧; 继续
go off 爆炸; (闹钟、雷)开始响起来
start out 开始时打算, 本来想要; 动身
take up 1.开始从事
2.提出
3.接纳, 吸收

@@@ 坏, 恶, 丑
burn out 烧掉, 烧坏
change for the worse 恶化; 每况愈下
do damage 损害, 破坏
do wrong 做错; 作恶; 犯罪
feel down in the dumps 心情不好; 情绪低落
get off on the wrong foot 开始就不顺利; 一开始就犯了个错误
give out 1.分发, 发配
2.用尽, 耗尽; 坏了
go bad 变坏; 腐败
It never fails... 从不例外(信息词, 暗示后面没有好事)
leave much to be desired 不够好; 有待改善
lose face 丢脸, 出丑
make a fool of sb. 愚弄某人, 让某人出丑
not much of a 不是很好的...
not think much of 对...评价不高, 认为...不好
think little of 不喜欢, 认为不好
wear out 1.把...用坏, 穿破
2.使疲乏, 使精疲力竭

@@@ 错
apologize to (sb.) (for) 向...道歉, 认错
be out of one's mind 精神错乱
by mistake 错误地; 无心地
confuse sb. with sb. 把...误当作...; 混淆
do wrong 做错; 作恶; 犯罪
get away with 做错事而未受处罚
get off on the wrong foot 开始就不顺利; 一开始就犯了个错误
mixed up 弄混淆; 搞错了
out of sorts 心情糟, 觉得不对劲儿
pass up 放弃, 错过

put one's foot in one's mouth 祸从口出
Wally is always saying such stupid thing. He has a real talent for
putting his foot in his mouth.
沃力尽说这种蠢话。他真有惹是生非的本事。

be asleep麻痹了
My foot's asleep.
我的脚麻了。

get off on the wrong foot 开始就乱了步骤

My foot! ...个屁!

one foot in the grave 离死不远了

put one's foot down 坚决反对

put one's foot in it 说错话

put one's foot in one's mouth 说错话

put your best foot forward 尽量使你的仪容整洁

shoe is on the other foot 今日不同往昔

"Back in school we made fun of Jones because we thought he spent too much time studying instead of having fun. Now the shoe is on the other foot -- he's made lots of money and the rest of us are just barely making enough to feed our families."
“以前在学校里念书的时候,我们老是笑话琼斯,认为他这个人老是念书,不会玩。可是,现在情况就完全不同了。他赚了不少钱,而我们这些人的收入只够维持家计而已。”

"For the last ten years the Tigers have been the worst team in the league: we've finished down at the bottom. But now the shoe is on the other foot: we have all these good young players and we're beating everybody else in the whole league."
“我们这个地方的球队老虎队十年前是参加联赛的所有球队中最次的一个,比赛结果老是最后一名。现在可不同了。我们球队的队员都很年轻,球艺也好。他们把其他球队一个个全打败了。”

on foot 步行

- get off on the right foot 开门红
Everything will go smoothly if we get off on the right foot.

- put one's foot down 气愤的表示反对
The boy wanted to quit school, but his father put his foot down.

步调 pace; step; foot

徒步 pedestrianism; on foot; pad; torero; afoot

拨弄 [bō nòng] /move to and fro (with hand, foot, stick, etc.)/fiddle with/stir up/

步兵 [bù bīng] /infantry/foot/infantryman/foot soldier/

步行 [bù xíng] /to go on foot/to walk/

踩线 [cǎi xiàn] /step on the line/foot-fault/

尺 [chǐ] /a Chinese foot (M)/one-third of a meter/a ruler/a note musical note on traditional Chinese scale/

彳 [chì] /step with left foot/

亍 [chù] /step with the right foot/

从头到脚 [cóng tóu dào jiǎo] /from head to foot/

得寸进尺 [dé cùn jìn chǐ] /literal: get an inch, want a foot/figurative: given an inch, want a mile/

跺 [duò] /(v) stamp one's foot/

浑身 [hún shēn] /all over/from head to foot/

脚 [jiǎo] /a kick/foot/role/

麓 [lù] /foot of a hill/

胼 [pián] /callous on hand or foot/

平方 [píng fāng] /square (as in square foot, square mile, square root)/

跷 [qiāo] /raise one's foot/

山脚 [shān jiǎo] /foot of a mountain/

涉足 [shè zú] /set foot in/to step into/to become involved for the first time/

踏上 [tà shàng] /set foot on/

英尺 [yīng chǐ] /(English) foot (unit of measurement)/

跖 [zhí] /sole of foot/

陬 [zōu] /corner/foot of mountain/

足 [zú] /foot/to be sufficient/

{adj: acatalectic} (verse) metrically complete; especially having the full number of syllables in the final metrical foot
<-> catalectic, hypercatalectic

{adj: afoot} traveling by foot
"she was afoot when I saw her this morning"

{adj: agile, nimble, quick, spry} moving quickly and lightly
"sleek and agile as a gymnast"
"as nimble as a deer"
"nimble fingers"
"quick of foot"
"the old dog was so spry it was halfway up the stairs before we could stop it"

{adj: anapestic, anapaestic} (of a metric foot) characterized by two short syllables followed by a long one

{adj: asleep, benumbed, numb} lacking sensation
"my foot is asleep"
"numb with cold"

{adj: bipedal, biped, two-footed} having two feet
<-> quadruped, quadrupedal

{adj: boggy, marshy, miry, mucky, muddy, quaggy, sloppy, sloughy, soggy, squashy, swampy, waterlogged} (of soil) soft and watery
"the ground was boggy under foot"
"a marshy coastline"
"miry roads"
"wet mucky lowland"
"muddy barnyard"
"quaggy terrain"
"the sloughy edge of the pond"
"swampy bayous"

{adj: catalectic} (verse) metrically incomplete; especially lacking one or more syllables in the final metrical foot
<-> hypercatalectic, acatalectic

{adj: cloven-hoofed, cloven-footed} of or relating to the cloven feet of ruminants or swine

{adj: clubfooted} having a deformed foot

{adj: confident, surefooted, sure-footed} not liable to error in judgment or action
"most surefooted of the statesmen who dealt with the depression"- Walter Lippman
"demonstrates a surefooted storytelling talent"- Michiko Kakutani

{adj: crural} of or relating the leg from the knee to the foot

{adj: deformed, distorted, ill-shapen, malformed, misshapen} so badly formed or out of shape as to be ugly
"deformed thalidomide babies"
"his poor distorted limbs"
"an ill-shapen vase"
"a limp caused by a malformed foot"
"misshapen old fingers"

{adj: dextral} preferring to use right foot or hand or eye
"dextral individuals exhibit dominance of the right hand and eye"

{adj: digitigrade} (of mammals) walking on the toes with the posterior part of the foot raised (as cats, dogs, and horses do)
<-> plantigrade

{adj: fair, just} free from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception; or conforming with established standards or rules
"a fair referee"
"fair deal"
"on a fair footing"
"a fair fight"
"by fair means or foul"
<-> unfair

{adj: familiar, intimate} having mutual interests or affections; of established friendship
"on familiar terms"
"pretending she is on an intimate footing with those she slanders"

{adj: flat-footed} having broad flat feet that usually turn outward
"a slow flat-footed walk"

{adj: flat-footed} unprepared and unable to react quickly
"the new product caught their competitors flat-footed"

{adj: flat-footed} with feet flat on the ground; not tiptoe

{adj: flat-footed} without reservation
"a flat-footed refusal"

{adj: fleet, swift} moving very fast
"fleet of foot"
"the fleet scurrying of squirrels"
"a swift current"
"swift flight of an arrow"
"a swift runner"

{adj: foot-shaped} shaped in the form of a foot

{adj: footed} having feet
"footed creatures"
"a footed sofa"
<-> footless

{adj: footless} having no feet or analogous appendages
<-> footed

{adj: gammy} (British informal) sore or lame
"a gammy foot"

{adj: heavy-footed} (of movement) lacking ease or lightness
"his tired heavy-footed walk"
<-> light-footed

{adj: high} (literal meaning) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like `knee-high')
"a high mountain"
"high ceilings"
"high buildings"
"a high forehead"
"a high incline"
"a foot high"
<-> low

{adj: hypercatalectic} (verse) having an extra syllable or syllables at the end of a metrically complete verse or in a metrical foot
<-> acatalectic, catalectic

{adj: light-footed} (of movement) having a light and springy step
"a light-footed girl"
<-> heavy-footed

{adj: linear, running} measured lengthwise
"cost of lumber per running foot"

{adj: noiseless} making no sound
"th' inaudible and noiseless foot of time"- Shakespeare

{adj: palmar, volar} relating to the palm of the hand or the sole of the foot
"the volar surface"
"the palmar muscle"

{adj: pedal} of or relating to the feet
"the word for a pedal extremity is `foot'"

{adj: pedate} having or resembling a foot

{adj: pedunculate, stalked} having or growing on or from a peduncle or stalk
"a pedunculate flower"
"a pedunculate barnacle is attached to the substrate by a fleshy foot or stalk"
<-> sessile

{adj: peripatetic, wayfaring} traveling especially on foot
"peripatetic country preachers"
"a poor wayfaring stranger"

{adj: plantar} relating to or occurring on the undersurface of the foot
"plantar warts can be very painful"

{adj: plantigrade} (of mammals) walking on the whole sole of the foot (as rabbits, raccoons, bears, and humans do)
<-> digitigrade

{adj: precarious} dangerously insecure
"a precarious footing on the ladder"

{adj: prickling, stinging, tingling} causing or experiencing a painful shivering feeling as from many tiny pricks
"a prickling blush of embarrassment"
"the tingling feeling in a foot that has gone to sleep"
"the stinging windblown sleet"

{adj: pyrrhic} of or relating to or containing a metrical foot of two unstressed syllables
"pyrrhic verses"

{adj: quadrupedal, quadruped, four-footed} having four feet
<-> biped, bipedal

{adj: running} moving quickly on foot
"heard running footsteps behind him"

{adj: short} (primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length
"short skirts"
"short hair"
"the board was a foot short"
"a short toss"
<-> long

{adj: sinistral} preferring to use left foot or hand or eye
"sinistral individuals exhibit dominance of the left hand and eye"

{adj: soft-footed} sound of quiet gentle steps

{adj: stressed, accented} bearing a stress or accent
"an iambic foot consists of an unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable as in `delay'"
<-> unstressed

{adj: surefooted, sure-footed, footsure} not liable to stumble or fall
"on surefooted donkeys"

{adj: sure} physically secure or dependable
"a sure footing"
"was on sure ground"

{adj: swift-footed, fast-footed} having rapidly moving feet

{adj: tarsal} of or relating to or near the tarsus of the foot
"tarsal bones"

{adj: web-footed, web-toed} having feet with webbed toes

{adv: afoot} on foot; walking
"they went to the village afoot"
"quail are hunted either afoot or on horseback"

{adv: artfully} in an artful manner
"her foot pointed artfully toward tapering toes"

{adv: cap-a-pie, from head to toe} at all points from head to foot
"he was armed cap-a-pie"

{adv: fast, tight} firmly or tightly
"held fast to the rope"
"her foot was stuck fast"
"held tight"

{adv: foremost, first} prominently forward
"he put his best foot foremost"

{adv: hand and foot} in all ways possible
"they served him hand and foot"

{adv: heavily} in a heavy-footed manner
"he walked heavily up the three flights to his room"

{n: Alcidae, family Alcidae} web-footed diving seabirds of northern seas: auks; puffins; guillemots; murres; etc.

{n: Armstrong, Neil Armstrong} United States astronaut; the first man to set foot on the moon (July 20, 1969) (1930-)

{n: Arthropoda, phylum Arthropoda} jointed-foot invertebrates: arachnids; crustaceans; insects; millipedes; centipedes

{n: Australian hare's foot, Davallia pyxidata} a hare's-foot fern of the genus Davallia

{n: Babinski, Babinski reflex, Babinski sign} extension upward of the toes when the sole of the foot is stroked firmly on the outer side from the heel to the front; normal in infants under the age of two years but a sign of brain or spinal cord injury in older persons

{n: Bend} a town in central Oregon at the eastern foot of the Cascade Range

{n: Blida} a city in northern Algeria at the foot of the Atlas Mountains southwest of Algiers

{n: British Imperial System, English system, British system} a system of weights and measures based on the foot and pound and second and pint

{n: Canary Island hare's foot fern, Davallia canariensis} fern of the Canary Islands and Madeira

{n: Coreidae, family Coreidae} squash bugs and leaf-footed bugs

{n: Hottentot bread, Hottentot's bread} thick edible rootstock of elephant's-foot

{n: Ixodes neotomae} a tick that usually does not bite humans; transmits Lyme disease spirochete to dusky-footed wood rats

{n: Ixodes pacificus, western black-legged tick} feeds on dusky-footed wood rat and bites humans; principal vector for Lyme disease in western United States especially northern California

{n: Leon} a city in northwestern Spain at the foot of the Cantabrian Mountains

{n: Leptoglossus, genus Leptoglossus} leaf-footed bugs

{n: Mennonitism} system of beliefs and practices including belief in scriptural authority; plain dress; adult baptism; foot washing; restriction of marriage to members of the group

{n: Morchella crassipes, thick-footed morel} a delicious morel with a conic fertile portion having deep and irregular pits

{n: Reno} a city in western Nevada at the foot of the Sierra Nevada Mountains; known for gambling casinos and easy divorce and remarriage

{n: Roman pace} an ancient Roman unit of length (4.85 English feet) measured as the distance from the heel of one foot to the heel of the same foot when next it touches the ground

{n: Theridiidae, family Theridiidae} a family of comb-footed spiders

{n: United States Customary System} the system of weights and measures based on the foot and pound and second and pint that dates back to colonial America but differs in some respects from the British Imperial System; today in the United States this system exists side by side with the SI system

{n: acre inch} one twelfth of an acre-foot

{n: acre-foot} the volume of water that would cover 1 acre to a depth of 1 foot; 43,560 cubic feet or 1233.5 cubic meters

{n: acromyotonia} myotonia of the extremities only; causes spastic deformity of the hand or foot

{n: albatross, mollymawk} large web-footed birds of the southern hemisphere having long narrow wings; noted for powerful gliding flight

{n: animal foot, foot} the pedal extremity of vertebrates other than human beings

{n: anseriform bird} chiefly web-footed swimming birds

{n: arch support} a support for the arch of the foot

{n: arcuate artery, arteria arcuata} curved artery in the foot

{n: ass} hardy and sure-footed animal smaller and with longer ears than the horse

{n: auk} black-and-white short-necked web-footed diving bird of northern seas

{n: avocet} long-legged web-footed black-and-white shorebird with slender upward-curving bill

{n: banded stilt, Cladorhyncus leucocephalum} web-footed Australian stilt with reddish-brown pectoral markings

{n: bicycle, bike, wheel, cycle} a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals

{n: bird's foot trefoil, Trigonella ornithopodioides} Old World herb related to fenugreek

{n: bird's foot trefoil, bird's foot clover, babies' slippers, bacon and eggs, Lotus corniculatus} European forage plant having claw-shaped pods introduced in America

{n: bird's foot} the foot of a bird

{n: bird's-foot fern, Pellaea mucronata, Pellaea ornithopus} cliff brake of California and Baja California having purple-brown leafstalks

{n: bird's-foot violet, pansy violet, Johnny-jump-up, wood violet, Viola pedata} common violet of the eastern United States with large pale blue or purple flowers resembling pansies

{n: black-footed albatross, gooney, gooney bird, goonie, goony, Diomedea nigripes} a variety of albatross with black feet

{n: black-footed ferret, ferret, Mustela nigripes} musteline mammal of prairie regions of United States; nearly extinct

{n: board foot} the volume of a piece of wood 1 foot square and 1 inch thick

{n: board measure} a system of units for measuring lumber based on the board foot

{n: boom} any of various more-or-less horizontal spars or poles used to extend the foot of a sail or for handling cargo or in mooring

{n: boot, the boot, iron boot, iron heel} an instrument of torture that is used to heat or crush the foot and leg

{n: boot} a form of foot torture in which the feet are encased in iron and slowly crushed

{n: boot} footwear that covers the whole foot and lower leg

{n: brake pedal} foot pedal that moves a piston in the master brake cylinder

{n: broad-leaved plantain, common plantain, white-man's foot, whiteman's foot, cart-track plant, Plantago major} common European perennial naturalized worldwide; a troublesome weed

{n: calf's-foot jelly} a savory jelly made with gelatin obtained by boiling calves' feet

{n: callosity, callus} an area of skin that is thick or hard from continual pressure or friction (as the sole of the foot)

{n: cat's foot, cat's feet, pussytoes, Antennaria dioica} low-growing perennial herb having leaves with whitish down and clusters of small white flowers

{n: catalectic} (prosody) a line of verse that lacks a syllable in the last metrical foot

{n: catalexis} the absence of a syllable in the last foot of a line or verse

{n: ceratopsian, horned dinosaur} any of several four-footed herbivorous dinosaurs with enormous beaked skulls; of the late Cretaceous in North America and Mongolia

{n: chasse, sashay} (ballet) quick gliding steps with one foot always leading

{n: chiropodist, foot doctor, podiatrist} a specialist in care for the feet

{n: clawfoot, pes cavus} a deformity of the foot characterized by an abnormally high arch and hyperextension of the toes which gives the foot the appearance of a claw

{n: claw} a bird's foot

{n: cleft foot} a deformity in which the space between the third and fourth toes extends up into the foot

{n: cloven foot, cloven hoof} a hoof divided into two parts at its distal extremity (as of ruminants or swine)

{n: cloven hoof, cloven foot} the mark of Satan

{n: clubfoot, talipes} congenital deformity of the foot usually marked by a curled shape or twisted position of the ankle and heel and toes

{n: clutch, clutch pedal} a pedal or lever that engages or disengages a rotating shaft and a driving mechanism
"he smoothely released the clutch with one foot and stepped on the gas with the other"

{n: coltsfoot, Tussilago farfara} perennial herb with large rounded leaves resembling a colt's foot and yellow flowers appearing before the leaves do; native to Europe but now nearly cosmopolitan; used medicinally especially formerly

{n: comb-footed spider, theridiid} spider having a comb-like row of bristles on each hind foot

{n: continent} one of the large landmasses of the earth
"there are seven continents"
"pioneers had to cross the continent on foot"

{n: counter, heel counter} a piece of leather forming the back of a shoe or boot
"a counter may be used to stiffen the material around the heel and to give support to the foot"

{n: courser} swift-footed terrestrial plover-like bird of southern Asia and Africa; related to the pratincoles

{n: crow's foot, crow's feet, laugh line} a wrinkle in the skin at the outer corner of your eyes

{n: crus} the leg from the knee to foot

{n: cubic foot, cu ft} the volume equal to a cube one foot on each side

{n: dance step, step} a sequence of foot movements that make up a particular dance
"he taught them the waltz step"

{n: deinonychus} swift agile wolf-sized bipedal dinosaur having a large curved claw on each hind foot; of the Cretaceous

{n: digital arteries, arteria digitalis} arteries in the hand and foot that supply the fingers and toes

{n: digital plethysmograph} plethysmograph applied to a digit of the hand or foot to measure skin blood flow

{n: dorsum} the back of the body of a vertebrate or any analogous surface (as the upper or outer surface of an organ or appendage or part)
"the dorsum of the foot"

{n: dove's foot geranium, Geranium molle} western geranium with small pink flowers; a common weed on lawns and in vacant lots

{n: duck} small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs

{n: dusky-footed wood rat} a wood rat with dusky feet

{n: dusky-footed woodrat, Neotoma fuscipes} host to Lyme disease tick (Ixodes pacificus) in northern California

{n: elephant's-foot, tortoise plant, Hottentot bread vine, Hottentot's bread vine, Dioscorea elephantipes} South African vine having a massive rootstock covered with deeply fissured bark

{n: elephant's-foot} any plant of the genus Elephantopus having heads of blue or purple flowers; America

{n: even-toed ungulate, artiodactyl, artiodactyl mammal} placental mammal having hooves with an even number of functional toes on each foot
<-> odd-toed ungulate

{n: eversion} the position of being turned outward
"the eversion of the foot"

{n: fish} the flesh of fish used as food
"in Japan most fish is eaten raw"
"after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat"
"they have a chef who specializes in fish"

{n: flamingo} large pink to scarlet web-footed wading bird with down-bent bill; inhabits brackish lakes

{n: flatfoot, splayfoot, pes planus} a foot afflicted with a fallen arch; abnormally flattened and spread out

{n: fleetness} rapidity of movement
"fleetness of foot"

{n: flip-flop, thong} a backless sandal held to the foot by a thong between the big toe and the second toe

{n: foot brake} hydraulic brake operated by pressing on a foot pedal

{n: foot rot} contagious degenerative infection of the feet of hoofed animals (especially cattle and sheep)

{n: foot rot} plant disease in which the stem or trunk rots at the base

{n: foot rule} a ruler one foot long

{n: foot, ft} a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard
"he is six feet tall"

{n: foot, human foot, pes} 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"

{n: foot, invertebrate foot} any of various organs of locomotion or attachment in invertebrates

{n: foot-and-mouth disease, hoof-and-mouth disease} acute contagious disease of cloven-footed animals marked by ulcers in the mouth and around the hoofs

{n: foot-lambert, ft-L} a former luminance unit equal to one lumen per square foot

{n: foot-poundal} a unit of work equal to a force of one poundal moving through a distance of one foot

{n: foot-pound} a unit of work equal to a force of one pound moving through a distance of one foot

{n: foot-ton} 2240 foot-pounds

{n: footage} a rate of charging by the linear foot of work done

{n: footboard} a vertical board or panel forming the foot of a bedstead

{n: footcandle} a unit of illuminance on a surface that is everywhere 1 foot from a point source of 1 candle

{n: footedness} the property of favoring one foot over the other (as in kicking a ball)

{n: foothold, footing} a place providing support for the foot in standing or climbing

{n: footing, basis, ground} a relation that provides the foundation for something
"they were on a friendly footing"
"he worked on an interim basis"

{n: footing, terms} status with respect to the relations between people or groups
"on good terms with her in-laws"
"on a friendly footing"

{n: footlocker, locker} a trunk for storing personal possessions; usually kept at the foot of a bed (as in a barracks)

{n: footpad, padder} a highwayman who robs on foot

{n: footprint, footmark, step} a mark of a foot or shoe on a surface
"the police made casts of the footprints in the soft earth outside the window"

{n: footrace, foot race, run} a race run on foot
"she broke the record for the half-mile run"

{n: foot} a member of a surveillance team who works on foot or rides as a passenger

{n: foot} a support resembling a pedal extremity
"one foot of the chair was on the carpet"

{n: foot} 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"
<-> head

{n: foot} travel by walking
"he followed on foot"
"the swiftest of foot"

{n: forefoot} a front foot of a quadruped

{n: fossorial foot} foot adapted for digging as in moles

{n: foundation, base, fundament, foot, groundwork, substructure, understructure} lowest support of a structure
"it was built on a base of solid rock"
"he stood at the foot of the tower"

{n: gaff topsail, fore-and-aft topsail} a triangular fore-and-aft sail with its foot along the gaff and its luff on the topmast

{n: gastrocnemius, gastrocnemius muscle} the muscle in the back part of the leg that forms the greater part of the calf; responsible for the plantar flexion of the foot

{n: gastropod, univalve} a class of mollusks typically having a one-piece coiled shell and flattened muscular foot with a head bearing stalked eyes

{n: goatsfoot, goat's foot, Oxalis caprina} short-stemmed South African plant with bluish flowers

{n: golden polypody, serpent fern, rabbit's-foot fern, Phlebodium aureum, Polypodium aureum} tropical American fern with brown scaly rhizomes cultivated for its large deeply lobed deep bluish-green fronds; sometimes placed in genus Polypodium

{n: goliath frog, Rana goliath} largest living frog; up to a foot and weighing up to 10 lbs; Africa


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