Part Of Speech: noun
Definition: 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.
Example: A spider has eight feet.
Definition: Specifically, a human foot, which is found below the ankle and is used for standing and walking.
Example: Southern Italy is shaped like a foot.
Definition: (often used attributively) Travel by walking.
Example: There is a lot of foot traffic on this street.
Definition: The base or bottom of anything.
Example: I'll meet you at the foot of the stairs.
Definition: The part of a flat surface on which the feet customarily rest.
Example: We came and stood at the foot of the bed.
Definition: The end of a rectangular table opposite the head.
Example: The host should sit at the foot of the table.
Definition: A short foot-like projection on the bottom of an object to support it.
Example: The feet of the stove hold it a safe distance above the floor.
Definition: A unit of measure equal to twelve inches or one third of a yard, equal to exactly 30.48 centimetres.
Example: The flag pole at the local high school is about 20 feet high.
Definition: A unit of measure for organ pipes equal to the wavelength of two octaves above middle C, approximately 328 mm.
Definition: (collective) Foot soldiers; infantry.
Example: King John went to battle with ten thousand foot and one thousand horse.
Definition: (cigars) The end of a cigar which is lit, and usually cut before lighting.
Definition: The part of a sewing machine which presses downward on the fabric, and may also serve to move it forward.
Definition: The bottommost part of a typed or printed page.
Definition: The base of a piece of type, forming the sides of the groove.
Definition: The basic measure of rhythm in a poem.
Definition: 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.
Definition: The bottom edge of a sail.
Example: To make the mainsail fuller in shape, the outhaul is eased to reduce the tension on the foot of the sail.
Definition: The end of a billiard or pool table behind the foot point where the balls are racked.
Definition: In a bryophyte, that portion of a sporophyte which remains embedded within and attached to the parent gametophyte plant.
Definition: The muscular part of a bivalve mollusc or a gastropod by which it moves or holds its position on a surface.
Definition: The globular lower domain of a protein.
Definition: The point of intersection of one line with another that is perpendicular to it.
Definition: Fundamental principle; basis; plan.
Definition: Recognized condition; rank; footing.