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Princeton's WordNet

  1. footfall, footstep, stepnoun

    the sound of a step of someone walking

    "he heard footsteps on the porch"


  1. footfallnoun

    The sound made by a footstep.

    Etymology: foot + fall

  2. footfallnoun

    Foot (pedestrian) traffic.

    Etymology: foot + fall

Webster Dictionary

  1. Footfallnoun

    a setting down of the foot; a footstep; the sound of a footstep


  1. Footfall

    Footfall is a 1985 science fiction novel written by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle. It was nominated for both the Hugo and Locus Awards in 1986, and was a No. 1 New York Times Bestseller.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of footfall in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of footfall in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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  1. Diane Wehrle:

    UK retail destinations suffered post Bank Holiday blues last week, with footfall dropping back by around half of the uplift recorded in the week before, when the school half-term holiday coincided with the Spring bank holiday and amazing weather.

  2. Patrick Supanc:

    They're being introduced to Amazon customers, and Amazon customers are getting to know that store. That additional footfall into their stores translates into additional sales for those partners.

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    relating to or concerned with a city or densely populated area
    • A. dependable
    • B. urban
    • C. suspicious
    • D. transparent

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