Foot

The foot (plural feet) is an anatomical structure found in many vertebrates. It is the terminal portion of a limb which bears weight and allows locomotion. In many animals with feet, the foot is a separate organ at the terminal part of the leg made up of one or more segments or bones, generally including claws or nails.

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East Tennessee State University - Campus Life
... In April 2002, the 100,000-square-foot (9,300 m2) Basler Center for Physical Activity was opened ...
Outhaul
... to extend a sail and control the shape of the curve of the foot of the sail ... tension to provide the desired shape to the foot and then secured to a cleat on the boom ... the sail, shift the draft forward or aft, change leech and foot tension, and increase or decrease camber ...
Lavolta - Description
... faces to one side both will do the turn with forward steps, and both step with the same foot at the same time ... The turn begins with a small step, springing onto the outside foot and lifting the inside foot forward ... a longer step, stepping smoothly onto the inside foot and staying close to the ground ...
Amphibrach
... An amphibrach /ˈæmfibræk/ is a metrical foot used in Latin and Greek prosody ... It is the main foot used in the construction of the limerick, as in "There once was / a girl from / Nantucket." It was also used by the Victorians for narrative poetry, e.g ... the first verse (apart from the first foot of the third line, which is a spondee) It's four in / the morning, / the end of / December I'm writing / you now just / to see if / you're ...
Foot - Culture
... Humans usually wear shoes or similar footwear covering material for protection from hazards when walking outside ... Foot fetishism is the most common form of sexual fetish ...

Famous quotes containing the word foot:

    It is not necessary that every time he rises he should give his famous imitation of a semi-house-trained polecat.
    —Michael Foot (b. 1913)

    Processions that lack high stilts have nothing that catches the eye.
    What if my great-granddad had a pair that were twenty foot high,
    And mine were but fifteen foot, no modern stalks upon higher,
    Some rogue of the world stole them to patch up a fence or a fire.
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)

    All my fortunes at thy foot I’ll lay,
    And follow thee my lord throughout the world.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)