footprint

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  • noun

Synonyms for footprint

Synonyms for footprint

a mark of a foot or shoe on a surface

a trace suggesting that something was once present or felt or otherwise important

the area taken up by some object

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Instructors should emphasize the value of footprinting infants, explain how fingerprint and footprint friction ridge identifications are made, provide examples of ink and inkless methods for recording footprints, and explain and illustrate the difference between legible and illegible footprints.
Arguing that hospitals should discontinue footprinting infants because inadequately trained personnel cannot take legible prints compares to advocating that law enforcement stop fingerprinting criminals because officers sometimes take illegible prints.
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, in its infant abduction prevention guidelines issued to medical facilities nationwide, advocates footprinting all newborns within 2 hours of birth, preferably before the infant is removed from the delivery room.
Demonstrate the footprinting procedure, emphasizing the ball of the foot