|n.||1.||The impression of the foot; a trace or footmark; |
|Noun||1.||footprint - a mark of a foot or shoe on a surface; "the police made casts of the footprints in the soft earth outside the window"|
|2.||footprint - a trace suggesting that something was once present or felt or otherwise important; "the footprints of an earlier civilization"|
|3.||footprint - the area taken up by some object; "the computer had a desktop footprint of 10 by 16 inches"|
|1.||(jargon, hardware)||footprint - The floor or desk area taken up by a piece of hardware.|
|2.||(jargon, storage)||footprint - The amount of disk or RAM taken up by a program or file.|
|3.||footprint - (IBM) The audit trail left by a crashed program (often
See also toeprint.