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Meaning of "footings" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FOOTINGS

footings  [ˈfʊtɪŋz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FOOTINGS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Footings is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES FOOTINGS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of footings in the English dictionary

The definition of footings in the dictionary is the lower part of a foundation of a column, wall, building, etc.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FOOTINGS


beastings
ˈbiːstɪŋz
beestings
ˈbiːstɪŋz
biestings
ˈbiːstɪŋz
boltings
ˈbɒltɪŋz
cavortings
kəˈvɔːtɪŋz
excerptings
ɛkˈsɜːptɪŋz
fittings
ˈfɪtɪŋz
Hastings
ˈheɪstɪŋz
hustings
ˈhʌstɪŋz
ratings
ˈreɪtɪŋz
retrofittings
ˌretrəʊˈfɪtɪŋz
siftings
ˈsɪftɪŋz
skirtings
ˈskɜːtɪŋz
thrustings
ˈθrʌstɪŋz
underwritings
ˈʌndəˌraɪtɪŋz
uprootings
ʌpˈruːtɪŋz
Writings
ˈraɪtɪŋz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FOOTINGS

footcloth
footdragger
footer
footfall
footgear
footguards
foothill
foothold
footie
footing
footle
footler
footless
footlessly
footlessness
footlights
footlike
footling
footlocker
footloose

WORDS THAT END LIKE FOOTINGS

bathroom fittings
bearings
crochetings
earnings
evenings
feelings
findings
furnishings
gas fittings
leggings
proceedings
rankings
savings
Springs
strings
surroundings
the Writings
things
wings
with all the trimmings

Synonyms and antonyms of footings in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «FOOTINGS»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «footings» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of footings

Translation of «footings» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FOOTINGS

Find out the translation of footings to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of footings from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «footings» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

地基
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

zapatas
570 millions of speakers

English

footings
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

आधार
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المواطئ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

фундаменты
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

footings
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পদসমূহ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

semelles
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tapak kaki
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Fundamente
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

フーチング
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

재단
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Footing
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

móng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

footings
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पादने
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

temeller
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

fondazioni
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

fundamentowe
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

фундаменти
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

fundații
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πέδιλα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

voetstukke
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

foot
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

len
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of footings

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FOOTINGS»

The term «footings» is regularly used and occupies the 71.726 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FOOTINGS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about footings

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FOOTINGS»

Discover the use of footings in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to footings and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Christian Footings: Creation, World Religions, Personalism, ...
This book examines presuppositions for Catholic thought, as well as an introduction to the most important Catholic thinkers of our time.
Robert Imperato, 2009
2
Bearing Capacity and Displacement of Spread Footings on ...
The use of aggregate pier reinforced ground to support medium to heavy loads has increased in construction practice to meet the industry demand for transmitting larger loads through spread footings.
Armin Wilhelm Stuedlein, 2008
3
Your Mobile Home: Energy and Repair Guide for Manufactured ...
Footings are masonry or wood platforms that sit on or below the ground to support the home's weight. Piers are columns of concrete or steel sitting on the footing and supporting the main I- beam. The foundation should be designed individually ...
John Krigger, 1998
4
Building an Affordable House: Trade Secrets to High-value, ...
POUR INTERIOR FOOTINGS WITH SLAB Instead of digging interior footings and pouring them along with perimeter footings, wait until after you backfill with granular subbase and then hand-dig interior footings and pour them monolithically ...
Fernando Pages Ruiz, 2005
5
Reinforced Concrete Wall Footings and Column Footings
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
A N Talbot, BiblioBazaar, 2010
6
Simplified Design of Building Foundations
Table 3.4 gives sizes for unreinforced column footings for a range of soil pressure and two concrete strengths. The maximum size recommended for such a footing is 3 ft square, which is the largest size listed in the table. The following example ...
James Ambrose, 1988
7
Architectural Working Drawings: Residential and Commercial ...
The foundation and footings of a building support the superstructure and are generally below grade. Foundations are walls or columns that extend to footings that rest directly upon the soil. The purpose of the footing is to spread the weight of ...
William P. Spence, 1993
8
Structural Detailing in Concrete: A Comparative Study of ...
The types of foundations generally adopted for buildings and structures are spread (pad), strip, balanced and cantilever or combined footings, raft and pile foundations. The foundations for bridges may consist of pad, piles, wells and caissons.
M. Y. H. Bangash, 2003
9
Concrete Durability and Repair Technology: Proceedings of ...
VISUAL. ASSESSMENT. OF. CONCRETE. FOOTINGS. IN. INDUSTRIAL. PLANTS. O E K Daoud Dar Al-Handasah Consultants I A Ibrahim University of Cairo Egypt ABSTRACT. More than 1000 footings in an old oil refinery in the Arabian Gulf ...
Ravindra K. Dhir, Michael J. McCarthy, 1999
10
Structural Concrete: Theory and Design
If the bearing soil capacity is different under different footings—for example, if the footings of a building are partly on soil and partly on rock—a differential settlement will occur. It is usual in such cases to provide a joint between the two parts to ...
M. Nadim Hassoun, Akthem Al-Manaseer, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FOOTINGS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term footings is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Detroit's Fort St. bridge may stay shut until September
... and its substructure — which supports the superstructure and distributes loads to the below-ground bridge footings — were rated "good.". «The Detroit News, Jul 15»
2
Drivers warned of VT wildlife - Burlington Free Press
This week, crews will be excavating and cleaning ledge for the sub-footings and placing the precast footings. •Vermont15 in Johnson has ... «BurlingtonFreePress.com, Jul 15»
3
England vs Australia, Ashes 2015 - as it happened: England seal …
He doesn't like his footings at all, bending to brush all the dust away with his hands as he does with his bat when at the non-striker's at the end ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
4
Structural problem to close bridge on Beemer Church Road - New …
... moves in to fix a severe undercutting of one of the bridge's footings. ... and other material from around footings, a process known as scouring. «New Jersey Herald, Jul 15»
5
Osborne's planning reforms risk creating 'slums of the future' | Art …
Titled “Fixing the Foundations” (implying that the government's “Laying the Foundations” strategy from 2011 produced rather shaky footings), ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
6
Collapsing garden wall needs better drainage: Baeumler
I ended up having the area excavated to the footings and new weepers installed; the walls painted and sealed and a membrane installed. «Toronto Star, Jul 15»
7
Modern and multi-purpose in Wiri
The warehouse is constructed of reinforced concrete strip footings with powder coated Colorsteel metal cladding and a galvanised steel roof. «New Zealand Herald, Jul 15»
8
4 projects that will add flair to your garden - Magazine - The Boston …
They'll design the “room,” excavate the area, lay footings and a concrete pad, and install a grill and an oven — Ventriglia uses stainless steel or ... «Boston Globe, Jul 15»
9
All hands 'off' deck - Tri-County Times: Human Interests, Social …
Inspect posts and footings for cracks or rotted wood. Make sure post and beam connections are secure. Plus repair any washouts or soil ... «Fenton Tri County Times, Jul 15»
10
England vs Australia, Ashes 2015 - live: Tourists in tatters after four …
He doesn't like his footings at all, bending to brush all the dust away with his hands as he does with his bat when at the non-striker's at the end ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»

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