The impression of the foot; a trace or footmark; as, "Footprints of the Creator."
- An outline or indentation left by a foot on a surface. Also called footmark, footstep.
- The surface space occupied by a structure or device: the footprint of a building; a microcomputer with a space-saving footprint.
- An area within which a spacecraft is supposed to land.
- A designated area affected or covered by a device or phenomenon: the footprint of a communications satellite.