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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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Identifying a criminal from a shoe print isn't easy as, unlike fingerprints, there are not unique.
The shoe prints on the car were matched by a specialist footwear analyst to a man who was with group of youths near to the street.
One of the clues being the shoe prints found at the crime scenes and the shape of a chewing gum on these traces, which was stuck in the sole of one of the suspect's shoe.
The accumulation of shoe prints and smudges actively demonstrated the principle of productive destruction that underwrote the show as a whole, taking in everything from record scratching to the Gutai Group's assault on the picture plane.
Sprawled about the living room are muddy shoe prints, drops of blood and a stain near a sofa.
clothing, hairs, bodily fluids, fingerprints, shoe prints, knives, cutting instruments, and any butcher block or other instrument that would pertain to the killing.
2) We made the shoe prints by placing just enough water to cover the bottom of a tray and adding two mL to three mL of 22% bovine albumin.
They then dragged her unconscious from the car and stamped on her so hard their shoe prints were found on her body, Cardiff crown court heard.
Bell said the investigation will center on how the animal died - shoe prints were discovered near the animal, which had been partially eaten by coyotes and other nocturnal animals, park officials said - and why a postmortem examination was not ordered before the bison was disposed of.
IMAGES of shoe prints found on a 45-year-old man's body were released yesterday in a bid to find his murderer one year after the crime was committed.
This example of fabric with distinctive shoe prints on it must have been, we are convinced, the roller towel.
But detectives found fingerprints and shoe prints "all over the place".