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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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On the basis of hoofprint measurements, Vietnam's rhinos are only about two-thirds as big as members of their species in Java's Ujung Kulon National Park.
1992) together with cattle hoofprints at Goldcliff between the Severn Bridge and Newport (Bell 1995), and early Neolithic cattle hoofprints preserved on Phragmites peat in the West of Jersey, Channel Islands (Patton pers.
Hoofprints in the Sand is the tale of a tightly knit family of humans and horses, and the challenges they faced together on and off the race track.
Vodka Bleu will be attempting to give the Pipe team their eighth Paddy Power success by following in the hoofprints of Our Vic, winner 12 months ago.
The Dash was won by La Cucaracha last season - who went onto claimGroupOne glory in the Nunthorpe - and Guest hopes his mare can followin her hoofprints.
Rooster Booster won the race last year before finishing second at Cheltenham and Gollings will be hoping his useful young horse can follow in those hoofprints.
DUTCH Gold trod in the hoofprints of some racing greats as he spread-eagled his rivals in the Victor Chandler Chester Vase.
Now, the race is for a respectable place in thoroughbred history, and he is merely a dot on the horizon, chugging along in the hoofprints of evocative names like Secretariat, John Henry and Ruffian.
The colt follows in the hoofprints of Teofilo, New Approach and Intense Focus, but will not be staying with Bolger after today as he's already been bought by the Godolphin operation.
Should Walk On Bye, a warm favourite for today's Camas Park and Ashtown House Phoenix Stakes at the Curragh, win, she will be following in the illustrious hoofprints of other fillies who have beaten the boys to land the 6f Group 1 race for two-year-olds.
But this afternoon two more cross the Channel in Vision D'Etat and Never On Sunday with hopes of following in the hoofprints of Andre Fabre's star.
Hardy would be following in the hoofprints of legends Hatton's Grace, Sir Ken, Persian War, See You Then and Istabraq.