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Definition of Footing


  1. of Foot
  2. Ground for the foot; place for the foot to rest on; firm foundation to stand on.
  3. Standing; position; established place; basis for operation; permanent settlement; foothold.
  4. Relative condition; state.
  5. Tread; step; especially, measured tread.
  6. The act of adding up a column of figures; the amount or sum total of such a column.
  7. The act of putting a foot to anything; also, that which is added as a foot; as, the footing of a stocking.
  8. A narrow cotton lace, without figures.
  9. The finer refuse part of whale blubber, not wholly deprived of oil.
  10. The thickened or sloping portion of a wall, or of an embankment at its foot.
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Footing Translations

footing in German is Fundament
footing in Norwegian is fotfeste
footing in Spanish is fundamento, cimientos