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feet    音標拼音: [f'it]
n. 腳(
pl. ),尺,韻腳

腳(),尺,韻腳

Foot \Foot\ (f[oo^]t), n.; pl. {Feet} (f[=e]t). [OE. fot, foot,
pl. fet, feet. AS. f[=o]t, pl. f[=e]t; akin to D. voet, OHG.
fuoz, G. fuss, Icel. f[=o]tr, Sw. fot, Dan. fod, Goth.
f[=o]tus, L. pes, Gr. poy`s, Skr. p[=a]d, Icel. fet step,
pace measure of a foot, feta to step, find one's way.
[root]77, 250. Cf. {Antipodes}, {Cap-a-pie}, {Expedient},
{Fet} to fetch, {Fetlock}, {Fetter}, {Pawn} a piece in chess,
{Pedal}.]
1. (Anat.) 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}.
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2. (Zool.) 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}.
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3. That which corresponds to the foot of a man or animal; as,
the foot of a table; the foot of a stocking.
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4. The lowest part or base; the ground part; the bottom, as
of a mountain, column, or page; 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;; the
foot of the page.
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And now at foot
Of heaven's ascent they lift their feet. --Milton.
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5. Fundamental principle; basis; plan; -- used only in the
singular.
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Answer directly upon the foot of dry reason.
--Berkeley.
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6. Recognized condition; rank; footing; -- used only in the
singular. [R.]
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As to his being on the foot of a servant. --Walpole.
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7. A measure of length equivalent to twelve inches; one third
of a yard. See {Yard}.
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Note: This measure is supposed to be taken from the length of
a man's foot. It differs in length in different
countries. In the United States and in England it is
304.8 millimeters.
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8. (Mil.) Soldiers who march and fight on foot; the infantry,
usually designated as the foot, in distinction from the
cavalry. "Both horse and foot." --Milton.
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9. (Pros.) 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.
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10. (Naut.) The lower edge of a sail.
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Note: Foot is often used adjectively, signifying of or
pertaining to a foot or the feet, or to the base or
lower part. It is also much used as the first of
compounds.
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{Foot artillery}. (Mil.)
(a) Artillery soldiers serving in foot.
(b) Heavy artillery. --Farrow.

{Foot bank} (Fort.), a raised way within a parapet.

{Foot barracks} (Mil.), barracks for infantery.

{Foot bellows}, a bellows worked by a treadle. --Knight.

{Foot company} (Mil.), a company of infantry. --Milton.

{Foot gear}, covering for the feet, as stocking, shoes, or
boots.

{Foot hammer} (Mach.), a small tilt hammer moved by a
treadle.

{Foot iron}.
(a) The step of a carriage.
(b) A fetter.

{Foot jaw}. (Zool.) See {Maxilliped}.

{Foot key} (Mus.), an organ pedal.

{Foot level} (Gunnery), a form of level used in giving any
proposed angle of elevation to a piece of ordnance.
--Farrow.

{Foot mantle}, a long garment to protect the dress in riding;
a riding skirt. [Obs.]

{Foot page}, an errand boy; an attendant. [Obs.]

{Foot passenger}, one who passes on foot, as over a road or
bridge.

{Foot pavement}, a paved way for foot passengers; a footway;
a trottoir.

{Foot poet}, an inferior poet; a poetaster. [R.] --Dryden.

{Foot post}.
(a) A letter carrier who travels on foot.
(b) A mail delivery by means of such carriers.

{Fot pound}, & {Foot poundal}. (Mech.) See {Foot pound} and
{Foot poundal}, in the Vocabulary.

{Foot press} (Mach.), a cutting, embossing, or printing
press, moved by a treadle.

{Foot race}, a race run by persons on foot. --Cowper.

{Foot rail}, a railroad rail, with a wide flat flange on the
lower side.

{Foot rot}, an ulcer in the feet of sheep; claw sickness.

{Foot rule}, a rule or measure twelve inches long.

{Foot screw}, an adjusting screw which forms a foot, and
serves to give a machine or table a level standing on an
uneven place.

{Foot secretion}. (Zool.) See {Sclerobase}.

{Foot soldier}, a soldier who serves on foot.

{Foot stick} (Printing), a beveled piece of furniture placed
against the foot of the page, to hold the type in place.


{Foot stove}, a small box, with an iron pan, to hold hot
coals for warming the feet.

{Foot tubercle}. (Zool.) See {Parapodium}.

{Foot valve} (Steam Engine), the valve that opens to the air
pump from the condenser.

{Foot vise}, a kind of vise the jaws of which are operated by
a treadle.

{Foot waling} (Naut.), the inside planks or lining of a
vessel over the floor timbers. --Totten.

{Foot wall} (Mining), the under wall of an inclosed vein.
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{By foot}, or {On foot}, by walking; as, to pass a stream on
foot.

{Cubic foot}. See under {Cubic}.

{Foot and mouth disease}, a contagious disease (Eczema
epizo["o]tica) of cattle, sheep, swine, etc.,
characterized by the formation of vesicles and ulcers in
the mouth and about the hoofs.

{Foot of the fine} (Law), the concluding portion of an
acknowledgment in court by which, formerly, the title of
land was conveyed. See {Fine of land}, under {Fine}, n.;
also {Chirograph}. (b).

{Square foot}. See under {Square}.

{To be on foot}, to be in motion, action, or process of
execution.

{To keep the foot} (Script.), to preserve decorum. "Keep thy
foot when thou goest to the house of God." --Eccl. v. 1.

{To put one's foot down}, to take a resolute stand; to be
determined. [Colloq.]

{To put the best foot foremost}, to make a good appearance;
to do one's best. [Colloq.]

{To set on foot}, to put in motion; to originate; as, to set
on foot a subscription.

{To} {put one on his feet}, or {set one on his feet}, to put
one in a position to go on; to assist to start.

{Under foot}.
(a) Under the feet; (Fig.) at one's mercy; as, to trample
under foot. --Gibbon.
(b) Below par. [Obs.] "They would be forced to sell . . .
far under foot." --Bacon.
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Feet \Feet\, n. pl.
See {Foot}.
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Feet \Feet\, n. [See {Feat}, n.]
Fact; performance. [Obs.]
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