[foo t-stool] /ˈfʊtˌstul/
a low upon which to rest one’s when seated.
a low stool used for supporting or resting the feet of a seated person
also foot-stool, 1520s, from foot (n.) + stool.
connected with a throne (2 Chr. 9:18). Jehovah symbolically dwelt in the holy place between the cherubim above the ark of the covenant. The ark was his footstool (1 Chr. 28:2; Ps. 99:5; 132:7). And as heaven is God’s throne, so the earth is his footstool (Ps. 110:1; Isa. 66:1; Matt. 5:35).
[foo t-see] /ˈfʊt si/ noun, Informal. 1. Sometimes, footsies. the act of flirting or sharing a surreptitious intimacy. Idioms 2. play footsie / footsies with, /ˈfʊtsɪ/ noun 1. (informal) flirtation involving the touching together of feet, knees, etc (esp in the phrase play footsie) /ˈfʊtsɪ/ noun 1. an informal name for Financial Times Stock Exchange […]
adjective pertaining to music that has a rhythmical beat, i.e. would induce one to tap one’s foot Examples The band played some foot-tapping halftime music.
- Foot the bill
verb phrase To pay the charges; pick up the tab (1819+) Pay the bill, settle the accounts, as in The bride’s father was resigned to footing the bill for the wedding. This expression uses foot in the sense of “add up and put the total at the foot, or bottom, of an account.” [ ; […]
[foo t-tuhn] /ˈfʊtˈtʌn/ noun, Physics. 1. a foot-pound-second unit of work or energy, equivalent to 2240 foot-pounds and equal to the energy expended in raising a ton of 2240 pounds a distance of one foot against the force of gravity. noun 1. a unit of work or energy equal to 2240 foot-pounds