footprint

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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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They were beaten with police batons and some had army shoeprints on their faces.
His very shoeprints persist in the lunar soil, representing a height of human achievement.
He would later testify that after entering the store a second time with the chief of police, he noticed something he hadn't the first time: bloody shoeprints.
Topics that may be explored include the importance of eyewitness testimonies (maybe someone on the train saw Fred commit the crime); alibis (maybe George was visiting other friends at the time the crime was committed); and collection of alternative types of physical evidence, such as shoeprints (maybe the twins wear different types of shoes and this evidence could link one of them to the crime scene).
Forensic officers took advantage of freezing temperatures yesterday to take casts of shoeprints found outside the Shannon house at O'Connell Gardens, Dublin 4.
There were two sets of shoeprints in the yard, Dahlquist said, and signs that the sculpture had been dragged by the thieves.
In light of current debates about art's social instrumentality, this approach is right on the money--and suggests that while Manifesta may be footloose by nature, the shoeprints it leaves could become permanent.
Persistent Paul McArthur, 22, also left behind his fingerprints, shoeprints and clothing fibres which scenes of crimes officers found at all but one of his nine burglaries, said prosecutor Shaun Dodds.
Daryl Thomas booted his victim so hard that he left several clear shoeprints on Stephen McIntyre's body.
These range from an initial self-examination of the skin, circulation, and flexibility of each foot to reading footprints and shoeprints as red flags that may require additional medical attention from an orthopedic foot and ankle specialist.
blood, handprints, shoeprints, seminal fluid), but could not link any physical evidence to these three suspects.
Two shoeprints detected in his kitchen were too "partial" for the size or wearer to be identified, she went on.