from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Either of the front feet of a quadruped.
- noun Nautical The part of a ship at which the prow joins the keel.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One of the anterior feet of a quadruped or other animal having more than two feet.
- noun In Mollusca, the anterior division of the foot or podium; the propodium.
- noun The forward end of the keel of a vessel.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun One of the anterior feet of a quadruped or multiped; -- usually written
- noun (Shipbuilding) A piece of timber which terminates the keel at the fore end, connecting it with the lower end of the stem.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun Either of the
front feetof a quadruped.
- noun shipbuilding A piece of
timberterminating the keelat the foreend, connecting it with the lower end of the stem.
- verb transitive To catch (a
horse) by binding its front legs together with rope.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a front foot of a quadruped
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
Proper orthotics full length, soft, controlling the forefoot are the single most important step, since they prevent the roll that caused the scraping in the first place.
It puts too much pressure on the forefoot, which is causing the numbness.
Barefoot runners—there are now dedicated websites, clubs and numerous books backing the trend—say running au naturale happens with a less-intense strike of the forefoot that rocks to the heel, putting less strain on the knees and spine.
The height of the heel also changes the amount of weight on the forefoot.
When you wear heels, you place pressure on the forefoot, which may lead to bunions, hammertoes, neuromas, corns, or calluses -- all unsightly and also painful.
But when the ship's forefoot smelt the beach the strange men took no notice of us, being busy with their own work.
Increased pressure puts the forefoot at risk of injuries such as stress fractures, bunions and hammer toes.
And the steady forefoot snores through the planet-powdered floors
He sustains the harsh note until the bear rears up then slams a forefoot to the dirt beside each of his ears, shaking the scream from his throat.
Above, the sky is stainless blue — blue as the sea itself, which under the forefoot is of the colour and sheen of azure satin.