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athlete's foot a common foot infection caused by fungi. Athlete's foot makes the skin itch and look scaly.
board foot a unit of measure for lumber, equal to one foot square and one inch thick.
calf's-foot jelly the cooled gelatinous edible stock of boiled calves' feet.
cloven foot see "cloven hoof."
crow's-foot (usu. pl.) fine wrinkles near the outer corner of a person's eye.
foot brake any brake requiring pressure of the foot, as in an automobile and on some bicycles.
foot fault in tennis, a violation caused if both feet are not behind the base line when one is serving.
foot it to go somewhere by walking.
foot soldier a soldier who marches and fights on foot; infantryman.
foot-and-mouth disease a severe, very contagious disease of animals such as sheep and cattle, characterized by fever and blisters in the mouth and around the feet or hooves, the teats, and the udder; hoof-and-mouth disease.
foot-candle a unit of illumination equal to that produced by one candela at a distance of one foot, or to one lumen per square foot.
foot-dragging deliberate slowness in taking requested action or in making a necessary decision.
foot-pound a unit of energy equal to the amount necessary to raise a weight of one pound to a height of one foot.
foot-pound-second of, designating, or pertaining to the system of measurement in which the foot, pound, and second are the basic units of length, mass, and time.
foot-poundal a unit of energy equal to the work done by the force of one pound, accelerating one foot per second per second, moving a distance of one foot.
neat's-foot oil a fatty oil obtained by boiling cattle bones and used as a dressing for leather.
on foot by walking.
rabbit's foot the hind foot of a rabbit, sometimes carried as a good luck charm.
single-foot the fast pace of a horse in which the legs move in pairs at each side but not quite at the same time; rack. [2 definitions]
trench foot a diseased condition of the feet that is caused by inactivity and exposure to cold dampness for long periods.