[foo t-step] /ˈfʊtˌstɛp/
the setting down of a foot, or the sound so produced; footfall; tread.
the distance covered by a step in walking; pace.
a step by which to ascend or descend.
follow in someone’s footsteps, to succeed or imitate another person.
the action of taking a step in walking
the sound made by stepping or walking
the distance covered with a step; pace
a single stair; step
to continue the tradition or example of another
early 13c., “footprint,” from foot (n.) + step (n.). Meaning “a tread or fall of the foot” is first attested 1530s. Figurative expression to follow in (someone’s) footsteps is from 1540s.
see: follow in someone’s footsteps
- Footsteps editor
noun 1. (Brit, films) the technician who adds sound effects, such as doors closing, rain falling, etc, during the postproduction sound-dubbing process US name foley, foley artist
/ˈfʊtˌstɒk/ noun 1. another name for tailstock
[foo t-stohn] /ˈfʊtˌstoʊn/ noun 1. a stone placed at the foot of a grave. 2. Masonry. a kneeler at the foot of a gable.
[foo t-stool] /ˈfʊtˌstul/ noun 1. a low upon which to rest one’s when seated. /ˈfʊtˌstuːl/ noun 1. a low stool used for supporting or resting the feet of a seated person n. also foot-stool, 1520s, from foot (n.) + stool. connected with a throne (2 Chr. 9:18). Jehovah symbolically dwelt in the holy place between […]