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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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For people whose dogs have passed away, we can use a generic paw print from their breed and engrave the dog's name on the back as a wearable memorial.
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To make the "dirt" for the bunny prints, users combine the powder with water in a thermoformed dish, bringing together a paste for stamping the animal paw prints.
Rat dung was on the floor and rat paw prints were found in flour that had been spilled on the floor and a pile of rodent dung had been found under a gap under the door.
By photographing paw prints in the wild researchers can monitor cheetahs without ever seeing them.
They were out within half an hour and they found something which looks like two large paw prints.
So the scientists were shocked to find strange-looking paw prints near their research cabin.
Fish and Game officials had been searching for the big cat for more than a week after hundreds of large paw prints were found below the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.
Acting on reports of a ``panther''-type creature,and backed by the force's helicopter using image-seeking cameras, they found paw prints in fields near Llanddona Beach, which are now being examined by experts.
New evidence released yesterday by the British Big Cats Society 'provides hard evidence' confirming the existence of big cats - and includes photographs, paw prints, sheep kills and hair samples.
The cardboard picked up rodent paw prints, and the traps caught three mouse and two gerbil species.
It wasn't the same as seeing actual paw prints in the wild, but it was still exhilarating.