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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.
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.
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1855: The "Devil's Footprints" appeared snowbound South Devon - 100 miles of cloven hoofprints, eight inches apart in a single line and measuring four inches by two.
Following in the hoofprints of some of the true greats of the race is what's at stake for two young chasers hoping to write their names in Festival folklore.
1855: The Devil''s Footprints appeared in snowbound South Devon - 100 miles of cloven hoofprints, eight inches apart in a single line and measuring four inches by two.
COLONEL MAK (David Barron) RUNS this afternoon in the Skybet Dash at York and could make a bold bid to follow in Hoof It's hoofprints who won on the Knavesmire before landing the Stewards Cup a week later at Glorious Goodwood.
The Queen's grand-daughter (above) is aiming to follow in the famous hoofprints of her parents who competed in this team event at previous Olympic Games.
Fame And Glory is a best-priced 3-1 favourite with Paddy Power to follow in the hoofprints of the stable's legendary four-time hero Yeats in next month's Ascot showpiece.
GALILEO'S terrific association with the Dewhurst Stakes continued yesterday, with Frankel following in the hoofprints of Teofilo and New Approach to become the superstar stallion's third son to maintain his unbeaten record in the Dubai-sponsored race, writes Martin Stevens.
HOOFPRINTS OF HISTORY Jonathan Kindleysides with Flash from Beamish Museum meets up with children from Stanley Burnside First School on their way to a memorial for the men who died in the 1909 pit disaster.