footing

In by Mark Goodman

The underground support for a foundation or support post.

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
footing (noun)
1.
a stable position or placing of the feet
2.
a surface or its condition with respect to one walking or running on it , especially the condition of a racetrack
3.
the act of moving on foot - step tread
4.
a) a place or position providing a base of operations - foothold
b) established position - status , especially position or rank in relation to others - they all started off on an equal footing
5.
- basis
6.
terms of social intercourse
7.
an enlargement at the lower end of a foundation wall, pier, or column to distribute the load
8.
the sum of a column of figures
footing (Wikipedia)

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