Meaning of FOOTING in English

FOOTING

noun relative condition; state.

2. footing ·noun a narrow cotton lace, without figures.

3. footing ·noun tread; step; especially, measured tread.

4. footing ·p.pr. & ·vb.n. of foot.

5. footing ·noun the finer refuse part of whale blubber, not wholly deprived of oil.

6. footing ·noun the thickened or sloping portion of a wall, or of an embankment at its foot.

7. footing ·noun ground for the foot; place for the foot to rest on; firm foundation to stand on.

8. footing ·noun the act of adding up a column of figures; the amount or sum total of such a column.

9. footing ·noun standing; position; established place; basis for operation; permanent settlement; foothold.

10. footing ·noun the act of putting a foot to anything; also, that which is added as a foot; as, the footing of a stocking.

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