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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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The uni-sex Custom Paw Print Pendant will be available to order through February 28th, with proceeds benefiting The Cesar Millan Foundation's DEAR Fund.
The full list of paw prints available can be viewed online at http://www.cats.org.uk/celebritypaws.
New resident Alex Wyler (Reeves) ignores the note because the house has been unoccupied for years and there are no paw prints.
`The only good dog is a dead dog,' I've been known to mutter, only half-jokingly, as some muddy hound has bounded up to me leaving paw prints that would make a forensic expert drool--in the unlikely event that I should ever want to bring criminal charges against the owner.
And when the body of tin miner Josiah Gorton is found surrounded by oversize paw prints, it looks as if the Hound of the Baskervilles has returned to haunt the moor once more.
The brick streets of the French Quarter are strewn with brass instruments and paw prints on the title page of this book, just an indication of the place the reader is about to enter.
Ahead I find a trail of four paw prints, arranged in repeating diagonal patterns.
A puppy's paw prints walked across the front page (in brown underprinting) of the Pontiac (Mich.) Daily Press for three days in preparation for a unique promotional letter-writing campaign.
The prints date from the late Jomon period (circa 1000 BC) and represent the first paw prints of dogs from the period and the first samples of human footprints found inside ruins of dwellings.
She appeared to have the Cancer Research Ribbon, a love heart and several small paw prints running down her left arm.
The sighting came days after paw prints belonging to a panther-like cat were found in a Cornish village.
Paw prints cost PS3 or PS5 with all the money raised going directly to the RSPCA's care of elderly animals in Kirklees, in particular the veterinary care needed.