footprint - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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  1. 1
    a mark made by a human or animal foot, especially in a soft surface such as earth, snow, or sand

    a set of footprints in the sand

    1. a.
      a dirty mark made by a foot or shoe on a floor
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  2. 2
    the amount of space that something uses, for example the area of a desk that a computer fills