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Definition of footprint

footprint

noun

  • the typical amount of computing resources taken up by a computer program.
    It's a pretty good utility, but it's got a big footprint.

    Last edited on Nov 09 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

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