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Definition of footprint
1the impression left by a foot or shoe on the ground or a surface. the impact on the environment of human activity in terms of pollution, damage to ecosystems, and the depletion of natural resources:these countries are so populous that they can have a very big footprint Computing the amount of memory or disk space required by a program. 2the area covered by something, in particular. the area beneath an aircraft or a land vehicle that is affected by its noise or weight. the area in which a broadcast signal from a particular source can be received. the space taken up on a surface by a piece of computer hardware.