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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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SHOE prints left at a crime scene can be crucial in putting a perpetrator behind bars.
The blood typing, trace evidence, fingerprint analysis, and shoe print analysis gradually allowed the students to construct a sequence of events around the three suspects that revealed a sordid tale of jealousy and anger.
helen, 37 She was left with a shoe print by her eye.
The attack was so brutal that a shoe print was left on David's forehead.
The shoe print and trainers were submitted, producing strong evidence linking the defendant to the crime scene.
The court was also told that officers found a single trainer that matched a shoe print found at the scene and that the accused had a criminal record including assaults against police - and was on bail at the time of the alleged attack.
Investigators recovered a shoe print at the scene of one of the robberies.
Sharon tried to focus on evidence the police had overlooked and saw an image of a shoe print.
Both prosecution and defense witnesses testified that a shoe print found near Zavala Wilson's body could have come from the size-11 Nikes Puebla gave detectives, but it couldn't conclusively be matched.
A short time later, the distressed mother deer was spotted appar-entlcalling out for her fawn - which was left with a shoe print on its head.
But the Eugene analysts do fingerprint and shoe print comparison and identification, blood stain and bullet trajectory reconstruction, video analysis, serial number restoration, some tire tread identification and physical matches, such as matching a broken headlight cover to a car.
Detectives also found a shoe print inside the store made by a men's Nike Air Jordan Jumpman Select athletic shoe.