feet feet  /ˈfit/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint
  2. (n) a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard
  3. (n) the lower part of anything
  4. (n) the pedal extremity of vertebrates other than human beings
  5. (n) lowest support of a structure
  6. (n) any of various organs of locomotion or attachment in invertebrates
  7. (n) travel by walking
  8. (n) a member of a surveillance team who works on foot or rides as a passenger
  9. (n) an army unit consisting of soldiers who fight on foot
  10. (n) (prosody) a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm
  11. (n) a support resembling a pedal extremity
  12. (v) pay for something
  13. (v) walk
  14. (v) add a column of numbers

Usage(s):

  1. By midnight, the shaft was down 41 feet; by 4 a.
  2. Since August 2007, five human feet have washed ashore near Vancouver, British Columbia.
  3. Imagine a gigantic yellow bird, with wingspread of 67 feet, weighing some 6,000 pounds, carrying an additional load of 11,000 pounds.

News

  1. Construction Workers Fall 15 Feet Off Scaffolding In Bridgeton

    BRIDGETON, MO (KTVI) – Two construction workers fell 15 feet off scaffolding at a construction site in Bridgeton. The scaffolding...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: FOX 2 News St. Louis

  2. Mr. Stinky Feet headlines first 2013 Downtown Sounds

    ? Back by popular demand, Jim Cosgrove, also known as Mr. Stinky Feet, will be performing at the Maryville Chamber’s first Downtown Sounds event of 2013. As always the event is free and open to the public and will take place on the square in downtown Maryville. Beginning at 6:30 on June 27, Cosgrove will [...]
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Nodaway News Leader

  3. IRS still dragging feet on tax-exempt status for Tea Party groups

    IRS still dragging feet on tax-exempt status for Tea Party groups
    on June 21, 2013     Source: U-T San Diego

Quotes

  1. "This region that has known hardship will bounce back, like it has bounced back before. we are going to do everything we can 24/7 to make sure that communities get back on their feet and in the end I am confident we will leave the gulf coast in...
    on Jun 14, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: ABC Action News

  2. "I looked there and I felt like, in my opinion, and I'm not his manager, but at the same time he's a young kid," Manuel said. "I say let him pitch and let him get his feet on the ground in the major leagues and kind of let him earn his way."
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Charlie Manuel Source: The Associated Press

  3. He told the BBC Radio 4 Today programme: "The intention when we went into southern Afghanistan was to try to get the country on its feet economically. We all know it didn't turn out that way. We spread our small resources thinly and that inevitably...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Sir Richard Dannatt Source: The Guardian

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