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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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At the campsite, detectives found a pair of Nike Air Turbulence size 13 sneakers that matched the bloody shoe prints at the Cropp home.
Voisey, a former driver, was linked to the attack after leaving partial training shoe prints on the wet bathroom floor as he crept into the family's ground-floor flat through the back door.
Sanchez's shoe prints were found at the scene, and DNA samples pointed to him as the rapist.
Bloody shoe prints found at the scene were put forward by the prosecution as the major evidence against Campion in his trial in the Central Criminal Court in March.
The latest weapon in the fight against crime is to be a national database of shoe prints.
Shoe prints in blood found at the scene had been put forward by the prosecution as the major evidence against the accused in the case.
Shoe prints from the house led to a camper where both Cudjo brothers were found, along with a knife.
Shoe prints are the most common clue left at the scene of a crime, but matching crooks to their shoes is no easy task.
PHOTO Prosecutor Nick Quinonez asks expert witness Michael Cutler to identify shoe prints during Tuesday's mock trial at Monroe High.
Simpson's brief period on the stand Tuesday capped two days of mostly blistering questioning by lead plaintiffs' attorney Daniel Petrocelli about the evidence against Simpson, including blood, gloves, shoe prints, and cuts on his hand.
But Mr Muller, in his closing speech, said DNA profiling and forensic findings from training shoe prints left in the girl's bathroom provided "really no evidence" against Voisey.
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.