foot

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For the noun: foot
Plural form: feet

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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
foot nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (anatomy)  (antomia umana)piede nm
   (anatomia animale)zampa nf
 He kicks best with his right foot.
 Calcia meglio col piede destro.
 Il cane alzò la zampa destra.
foot nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (measure: 0.3048 m)piede nm
Nota: In Italia è usato il sistema metrico: un piede = 0,3048 m.
 The box was a little more than one foot wide.
 La scatola era larga un po' più di un piede.
foot nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (base)  (falegnameria)piede, piedino nm
 The foot of this cabinet needs repairing.
 Il piede di questo mobile dev'essere riparato.
foot nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (bottom)piedi nmpl
  base nf
  fondo, inizio, principio nm
 She looked up from the foot of the stairs.
 NEW Il villaggio sorge ai piedi della montagna..
 Guardò di sopra dalla base della scala.
 
Additional Translations
foot nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (tread, step)passo nm
 With each foot he took he was drawing nearer the edge.
 Con ogni passo si avvicinava all'orlo dell'abisso.
foot nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (infantry)  (militare)fanteria nf
 He led a regiment of foot in the Civil War.
 Comandava un reggimento di fanteria nella guerra civile.
foot nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (furniture)  (mobilia)piede, appoggio nm
  base nf
 The table's front legs both ended in a scrolled foot.
 Le gambe del tavolo terminavano con un piede scolpito.
foot nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sthg: opposite head)piedi nmpl
 The blankets always ended up at the foot of the bed.
 La coperta finiva sempre ai piedi del letto.
foot nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (walking)a piedi avv
  pedonale agg
 Did you get here on foot?
 With this traffic you'll get there faster by foot.
foot viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (walk)andare a piedi vi
 The car has broken down, so we'll have to foot.
 La macchina è guasta, dobbiamo andare a piedi.
foot vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (walk on)calcare vtr
 On opening night, several actors will foot the stage for the first time.
 Nella serata inaugurale molti attori calcheranno il palcoscenico per la prima volta.
foot vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." informal (pay a bill)pagare vtr
  saldare vtr
 The father of the bride will foot the bill for the wedding.
 Il padre della sposa pagherà le spese del matrimonio.
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2014:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
acre-foot acre foot adj
at the foot of ai piedi di
athlete's foot nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (fungal infection of the foot)piede d'atleta
 I wear sandals in the shower at the gym so I won't pick up athlete's foot.
black foot piedi neri
board foot   (unità di misura)board foot
bound hand and foot adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (with hands and feet tied)con mani e piedi legati
 The kidnappers left him bound hand and foot in the trunk of the car.
 The criminal was bound hand and foot so he couldn't escape.
bound hand and foot adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (inescapably obligated)avere le mani legate vtr
 Every child is bound hand and foot by their parents' rules.
 Vorrei aiutarti, ma purtroppo ho le mani legate: devo rispettare un regolamento che me lo impedisce.
by foot advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (on foot, walking)a piedi avv
chicken foot zampa di pollo
claw-foot piede cavo nm
club foot nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (congenital deformity of the ankle)piede equino nm
 Persons with a club foot appear to be walking on their ankles.
 Il piede equino è una caratteristica deformazione congenita del piede.
club-foot piede equino nm
cubic foot nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (measure of volume: one foot cubed)  (misura di volume)piede cubo, piede cubico nm
Nota: In italia non si usa il piede cubo, ma il metro cubo. 1 piede cubo = 0,0283 metri cubi
 A cubic foot container will hold about 7 1/2 gallons of water.
flat foot piede piatto
flat-foot a piedi piatti adj
foot bath pediluvio nm
foot binding nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (Chinese practice of tightly wrapping feet)  (storico: Cina antica; deformazione dei piedi di femminili)Loto d'oro nm
   (storico: Cina antica; deformazione dei piedi di femminili)Gigli d'oro nmpl
foot brake freno a pedale
foot doctor nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (podiatrist: doctor whose specialization is feet)podologo nm
 I went to the foot doctor to have my bunions removed.
 Il podologo si prende cura del piede e di tutte le sue affezioni.
foot drop piede cadente
foot length lunghezza del piede
foot licking leccare i piedi
foot passenger nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sb] travelling on a boat without a car)passeggero senza vettura al seguito nm
foot pump nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (foot-operated pumping device)pompa a pedale nf
 We inflated the dingy with a foot pump.
 Per gonfiare il materassino usa la pompa a pedale
foot race
footrace
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(running competition)corsa, gara di corsa, gara podistica nf
 The three legged race was my favorite foot race.
 Domani nel centro storico si terrà un'importante gara podistica internazionale.
foot soldier nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (infantry soldier, ground soldier)fante nm
 Your smart bombs and your high-tech weaponry are all very well - but in the end it's still the poor foot soldier who has to go in and take the ground from the enemy.
 Durante la prima guerra mondiale moltissimi fanti morirono sul fronte carnico.
foot soldier nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (ordinary worker)  (figurato: operaio)chi è in prima linea nm
 While the managers are busy in their big offices, the real foot soldiers of this company are on the factory floor assembling the products.
foot the bill viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (pay the costs)pagare il conto vtr
 The Insurance company refused my claim, so I had to foot the bill for repairs myself.
 L'assicurazione ha respinto la mia richiesta di danni, per cui devo pagare di tasca mia il conto del carrozziere.
foot valve valvola di fondo
foot warmer scaldapiedi; scaldino
foot washing lavanda dei piedi
foot-and-mouth disease afta epizootica
foot-loose nomade; indipendente
foot-mark   (orma)impronta nf
from head to foot advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (all over one's body)dalla testa ai piedi, da capo a piedi avv
 I got soaked, I was drenched from head to foot.
 Senza l'ombrello, quel temporale mi ha inzuppato dalla testa ai piedi.
front foot piede d'appoggio
front-foot riferito a un tipo di misurazione
half-foot da mezzo piede (misura)
hand and foot gioco di carte simile alla canasta
horse-foot di limulo
hot-foot di corsa
left foot piede sinistro nm
lucky rabbit's foot nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (paw of a rabbit kept as a lucky charm)  (portafortuna)zampa di coniglio nf
 I always carry my lucky rabbit's foot when I sit an exam.
 In alcune culture la zampa di coniglio è considerata un portafortuna, come da noi il ferro di cavallo.
on foot advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (walking)a piedi
 It sometimes takes longer to drive than to get to work on foot.
 Ho deciso di andare a lavoro a piedi questa mattina, c'è troppo traffico.
on one's back foot advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." figurative (on the defensive)sulla difensiva avv
put your best foot forward v figurative (do the best you can)fare del proprio meglio
put your best foot forward v figurative (make a good impression)fare una buona impressione
put your foot down v (accelerate, drive faster)affondare l'acceleratore
put your foot down v figurative (insist on [sth])prendere una posizione decisa
set foot v (tread, walk)mettere piede vtr
 He never set foot in England again.
 He's so rude. I'll never set foot in his house again!
 Da quella volta non mise più piede in Inghilterra.
set foot in   (mettere piede)entrare v
set foot on mettere piede
set on foot rimettere in piedi
set out on foot partire a piedi
seven-foot sette piedi
shift from foot to foot passare da un piede all'altro
square foot (unit)piede quadrato (unità di superficie)
start on the wrong foot cominciare col piede sbagliato
thirty-foot trenta piedi
three-foot a tre piedi
trench foot nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (foot disease caused by cold and damp)  (medicina)piede da trincea
twelve-foot di dodici piedi
twenty-foot di venti piedi
two-foot di due piedi (misura)
white-foot segno bianco sullo zoccolo del cavallo nm
wrong foot piede sbagliato
wrong-foot del piede sbagliato
wrong-foot (sport, also fig)  (sport, anche fig.)spiazzare v
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