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footprint

1. <jargon, hardware> The floor or desk area taken up by a piece of hardware.

2. <jargon, storage> The amount of disk or RAM taken up by a program or file.

3. (IBM) The audit trail left by a crashed program (often "footprints").

See also toeprint.

[Jargon File]

(1995-04-25)

 


Nearby terms: Foonly FOOP foot-net footprint for fora FORC
 

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