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footprint

Paediatrics
The inked impression of the plantar surface of an infant’s foot and toes placed on an official document, which may be needed for  supplementary identification as it reflecs the infant’s unique dermatoglyphic pattern.

Vox populi
A popular term for the surface area occupied by a fixed object or piece of equipment.

footprint

An impression of the foot, esp. an ink impression used for identification of infants.
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Simpson's feet at a 1993 football game match an expensive Italian model that left bloody shoe prints at the killing scene, an FBI expert testified Wednesday.
Prof Vernon added: "There might be shoe prints at the scene of crime.
When her son was brought to safety, he had shoe prints over his clothes, "his forehead was bruised, he had two deep creased scars on his neck, and his mouth and nose were bleeding".
He and Hattie sneaked into the snowcovered yard and noticed weird shoe prints about two feet in length in the snow.
What is more, unlike some rivals, the third row is easily accessible because the ones in front clamshell up and slide forward, this avoids both mucky shoe prints and embarrassing wardrobe malfunctions.
Forensic experts, clad in doctors' white scrubs, carry out different tests in eight laboratories where criminals are linked to evidence such as hair strands, shoe prints, chemicals, fingerprints and weapons used in crimes.
Melbourne, Nov 9 ( ANI ): Emma Thompson has cemented her place in Hollywood by adding her hand and shoe prints outside Grauman's Chinese Theatre.
Emily said scenes of crime officers had found no fingerprints but she was hopeful that shoe prints may provide a lead.
Author Robinson (forensic science, the George Washington University) has based the text on the guidelines set out by the three Scientific Working Groups on best photographic practices for imaging technology, shoe prints, tire tracks, and fingerprints.
Meanwhile, Abu Dhabi Police are showing off their SICAR system, claiming it can identify shoe prints and tyre tracks from the scene of crimes in the UAE.
Labrie said Northbridge police matched the shoe prints from the Upton intruder with those found around the break-ins at Heritage Park.
The prosecutionAAEs case at the time hinged largely on four elements: Blood spatter on LiskerAAEs clothes implicated him; police believed it impossible for him to have seen his mother lying on the floor from outside the house; he confessed to a jailhouse informant; and police said bloody shoe prints placed only him at the scene.