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Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • foot|line — «FUT LYN», noun. 1. the bottom line of a page of type. 2. the lower line of a fishing net or seine …   Useful english dictionary

  • foot line — noun 1. : the weighted line of a fishing net 2. : a line at the foot of a type page that is sometimes blank and sometimes carries the page number or signature figure or letter 3. : foot score * * * 1. Print. a line at the bottom of a page of type …   Useful english dictionary

  • foot line — 1. Print. a line at the bottom of a page of type, esp. a black line or a line containing the folio. 2. Curling. See foot score. [1670 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • foot score — noun : a line 12 feet behind the tee and at right angles to the length of a curling rink from which a player delivers his stone called also foot line; see curling illustration * * * Curling. a line at each end of the rink that is at right angles… …   Useful english dictionary

  • foot score — Curling. a line at each end of the rink that is at right angles to its length. Also called foot line. * * * …   Universalium

  • foot — /foot/, n., pl. feet for 1 4, 8 11, 16, 19, 21; foots for 20; v. n. 1. (in vertebrates) the terminal part of the leg, below the ankle joint, on which the body stands and moves. 2. (in invertebrates) any part similar in position or function. 3.… …   Universalium

  • Line and length — in cricket refers to the direction and point of bouncing on the pitch of a delivery. The two concepts are frequently discussed together.LineThe line of a cricket delivery is the direction of its trajectory measured in the horizontal axis. More… …   Wikipedia

  • Foot Locker — Foot Locker, Inc. Industry Retail Founded 1974 Headquarters New York City, New York, United States …   Wikipedia

  • foot — [foot] n. pl. feet [ME fot < OE, akin to Ger fuss < IE * pōd , var. of base * pēd , foot, to go > Sans pad , Gr pous, L pes] 1. the end part of the leg, on which a person or animal stands or moves 2. a thing like a foot in some way;… …   English World dictionary

  • Foot whipping — Foot whipping, variously known as bastinado, falanga (phalanga), and falaka (falaqa), is a form of torture wherein the human feet are beaten with an object such as a cane or rod, a club, a piece of wood, or a whip. It is a form of punishment… …   Wikipedia