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  1. foot

    • IPA[fo͝ot]

    美式

    • n.
      the lower extremity of the leg below the ankle, on which a person stands or walks.;a corresponding part of the leg in vertebrate animals.
    • v.
      cover a distance, especially a long one, on foot;dance
    • noun: foot, plural noun: feet

    • 釋義
    • 片語

    名詞

    • 1. the lower extremity of the leg below the ankle, on which a person stands or walks. 同義詞 informaltootsie, trotter, rhyming slangplates of meat, informaldogs
    • a corresponding part of the leg in vertebrate animals. 同義詞 paw, forepaw, hind paw, hoof, trotter, ... 更多
    • a locomotory or adhesive organ of an invertebrate.
    • the part of a sock, stocking, etc. that covers the foot.
    • literary a person's manner or speed of walking or running fleet of foot
    • British historical, formal infantry; foot soldiers a captain of foot
    • 2. a projecting part on which a piece of furniture or each of its legs stands.
    • a device on a sewing machine for holding the material steady as it is sewn.
    • the part by which a petal is attached.
    • 3. the lower or lowest part of something; the base or bottom the foot of the stairs 同義詞 bottom, base, toe, edge, end, ... 更多
    • the end of a table that is furthest from where the host sits.
    • the end of a bed, couch, or grave where the occupant's feet normally rest.
    • the lower edge of a sail.
    • 4. a unit of linear measure equal to 12 inches (30.48 cm) shallow water no more than a foot deep
    • a unit used in describing sets of organ pipes or harpsichord strings, in terms of the average or approximate length of the vibrating column of air or the string which produces the sound a sixteen-foot stop
    • 5. a group of syllables constituting a metrical unit. In English poetry it consists of stressed and unstressed syllables, while in ancient classical poetry it consists of long and short syllables.

    動詞

    • 1. informal cover a distance, especially a long one, on foot the rider was left to foot it ten or twelve miles back to camp
    • informal dance the dance of fairies, footing it to the cricket's song