(n.) The terminal part of the leg of man or an animal; esp., the part below the ankle or wrist; that part of an animal upon which it rests when standing, or moves. See Manus, and Pes.
(n.) The muscular locomotive organ of a mollusk. It is a median organ arising from the ventral region of body, often in the form of a flat disk, as in snails. See Illust. of Buccinum.
(n.) That which corresponds to the foot of a man or animal; as, the foot of a table; the foot of a stocking.
(n.) The lowest part or base; the ground part; the bottom, as of a mountain or column; also, the last of a row or series; the end or extremity, esp. if associated with inferiority; as, the foot of a hill; the foot of the procession; the foot of a class; the foot of the bed.
(n.) Fundamental principle; basis; plan; -- used only in the singular.
(n.) Recognized condition; rank; footing; -- used only in the singular.
(n.) A measure of length equivalent to twelve inches; one third of a yard. See Yard.
(n.) Soldiers who march and fight on foot; the infantry, usually designated as the foot, in distinction from the cavalry.
(n.) A combination of syllables consisting a metrical element of a verse, the syllables being formerly distinguished by their quantity or length, but in modern poetry by the accent.
(n.) The lower edge of a sail.
(v. i.) To tread to measure or music; to dance; to trip; to skip.
(v. i.) To walk; -- opposed to ride or fly.
(v. t.) To kick with the foot; to spurn.
(v. t.) To set on foot; to establish; to land.
(v. t.) To tread; as, to foot the green.
(v. t.) To sum up, as the numbers in a column; -- sometimes with up; as, to foot (or foot up) an account.
(v. t.) The size or strike with the talon.
(v. t.) To renew the foot of, as of stocking.
(1) Three coyotes were operantly conditioned to depress one of two foot treadles, left or right, depending on the condition of the stimulus light.
(2) Rapid injection of 2 m Ci TC 99m into a dorsal vein of the foot produced isotope phlebograms with a Dyna camera 2 C.
(3) Degraded visual acuity had a significant effect on cadence, foot placement, and foot clearance, but visual surround conditions did not.
(4) Formation of the functional contour plaster bandage within the limits of the foot along the border of the fissure of the ankle joint with preservation of the contours of the ankles 4-8 weeks after the treatment was started in accordance with the severity of the fractures of the ankles in 95 patients both without (6) and with (89) dislocation of the bone fragments allowed to achieve the bone consolidation of the ankle fragments with recovery of the supportive ability of the extremity in 85 (89.5%) of the patients, after 6-8 weeks (7.2%) in the patients without displacement and after 10-13 weeks (11.3%) with displacement of the bone fragments of the ankles.
(5) Specific antisera prepared in rabbits or in foot-pad-inoculated chickens were adequate for culture typing.
(6) The home secretary was today pressed to explain how cyber warfare could be seen as being on an equal footing to the threat from international terrorism.
(7) An unusual spectrum of craniofacial and foot abnormalities has been detected within a large midwestern Amish kindred.
(8) MRPs were larger preceding foot movements than preceding finger movements, their onset being earlier also.
(9) 39.5 per cent of children have had suitable foot for weight-bearing, with normal shoes, and 23, 25 per cent have had prosthesis for discrepancy.
(10) The changes included swelling, blunting, and flattening of epithelial foot processes, were accompanied by decreased stainability of glomerular anionic sites, and were largely reversed by subsequent perfusion with the polyanion heparin.
(11) Translation of foot-and-mouth disease virus RNA for extended periods in rabbit reticulocyte lysates results in the appearance of a previously undescribed protein.
(12) In case 2, a 26-year-old man sustained an open total dislocation of the talus with a severe crush wound and impaired circulation to the foot.
(13) The diagnostic criterion was a difference in talar tilt of 6 or more degrees between the injured and uninjured foot on inversion stress radiographs.
(14) "Some of the shrapnel went into the arm of the Australian soldier that was hit, another part went into the foot [of the New Zealand soldier]," he told a news conference .
(15) Puskas, possessed of a left foot of astonishing power, and his team colleagues, Sandor Kocsis and Zoltan Czibor, all found their way to Spain.
(16) He could be the target of more punishing wit, as when Michael Foot, noting a tendency to be tougher abroad than at home, called him "a belligerent Bertie Wooster without even a Jeeves to restrain him."
(17) This law can be used to simulate the ground reaction force during under-foot impact with a gymnastic surface.
(18) Osteocutaneous flaps from the foot are being utilized more for thumb and digit reconstruction.
(19) Pompholyx (Dyshidrosis) is a disease of unknown etiology presenting as symmetrical, vesicular hand and foot dermatitis.
(20) The town's Castle Hill is the perfect climb for travellers with energy to burn off: at the top is a picnic spot with far-reaching views, and there is a small children's play area at its foot.
(1) Poots added: "The only safe advice is not to use them."
(2) More than 10,000 people have signed a petition calling for Poots to resign because of his intransigence on gay rights, and assembly members from the Ulster Unionist party and Sinn Féin have criticised his stance.
(3) The presence of religious zealots such as Poots in government is a direct consequence of the peace process.
(4) The nicknames have helped build his "regular guy" image, but Pootie-Poot sounds more like a throwback to the preppy vocabulary of his father, who was famous for such phrases as "I'm in deep doo-doo".
(5) At a historic summit in Moscow this week, President George Bush will mark what he claims is the final putting to rest of the cold war, by shaking hands with his new best friend, Pootie-Poot.
(6) The fact that Poots can face criticism for his views from both unionists and nationalists may be progress in itself.
(7) Poots added: "Over the past couple of years there has been growing concern about what have been inaccurately labelled as legal highs.
(8) Hence Poots, a man born and raised in the Ulster Free Presbyterian church, a man who believes Ulster should be British, deserves credence.
(9) Critics of the minister from the political world and gay rights campaigners in Northern Ireland have claimed Poots' maintenance of the ban is due to his born-again Christian beliefs and the DUP's longstanding hostility to gay people and other sexual minorities.
(10) • Interview: Sean Ellis The Bifa winners Best international independent film – Blue is the Warmest Colour The Raindance award – The Machine Most promising newcomer – Chloe Pirrie for The Shell Best British short – Z1 Best supporting actor – Ben Mendelsohn for Starred Up Special jury prize – Sixteen Films and Friends Best technical achievement – Amy Hubbard for casting on The Selfish Giant Best supporting actress – Imogen Poots for The Look of Love Best achievement in production – Metro Manila Best British documentary – Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer The Variety award – Paul Greengrass Best actor – James McAvoy Best screenplay – Steven Knight - Locke The Douglas Hickox award – Paul Wright for For Those in Peril Best actress – Lindsay Duncan for Le Week-end Best director – Sean Ellis for Metro Manila Richard Harris award – Julie Walters Best British independent film – Metro Manila
(11) Imogen Poots and Dominic Cooper go along for the ride.
(12) Poots' rivals in the Ulster Unionist party have challenged him to reveal what legal advice he received from Northern Ireland's attorney general John Larkin over his stance on the ban.
(13) The Democratic Unionist minister Edwin Poots and Northern Ireland's attorney general, John Larkin, have won an information rights tribunal that allows them to keep the information secret.
(14) Edwin Poots, Northern Ireland's health minister, is almost comically unsuited for his position.
(15) Poots also ended up in court for upholding a ban on gay men giving blood and, in a separate case, objecting to gay couples adopting.
(16) Poots is against gay couples adopting, and is attempting to maintain a ban on gay men giving blood .
(17) That does not bode well for the weeks ahead and, despite an appealing cast of Aaron Paul, Dominic Cooper and Imogen Poots, the feeling remains that the marketing could have done with a little zest.
(18) But Poots is still special: there's almost something admirable about his open stance on his views in a time when even his spiritual leader Ian Paisley was willing to put a lid on it for the sake of power.
(19) Matthew McDermott, the policy manager at the Belfast-based Rainbow Project, said the tribunal's decision was "hugely disappointing" given that the high court in Northern Ireland had ruled earlier this year that the ban had been imposed without lawful authority and that Poots was guilty of breaching the ministerial code at Stormont.
(20) At times of tension between the two countries, we are told, Mr Bush is known to tell his staff: "Get me Pootie-Poot on the phone."