Examples of footfall in a Sentence
She heard footfalls echoing in the hall.
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Spare energy is all around us, from the pressure exerted by every footfall to the heat given off by heavy machinery.
Comparable sales at its U.S. stores rose 1.8% on the year, while footfall also increased in response to a range of initiatives designed to encourage online shoppers to keep visiting physical stores.
Then the researchers used a metronome to sneakily alter people’s strides by asking them to match their footfalls to the metronome’s tone — landing with their right foot every time the metronome sounded.
To keep the noise of people walking in their homes from intruding on neighbors, Homans said acoustical engineers work to reduce the impact of footfalls.
Bats eavesdrop on prey, and some owls can hear individual footfalls or heartbeats of creatures that could become their next meal.
Houses, echoing with the footfalls of generations, came apart, and blew away like paper.
What was happening wasn’t the result of footfalls from a deer or pranks of some kids on the goofy guy with the long pole.
Above us a chandelier's crystal pendants tinkle in time with a soldier's footfalls in an upper bedroom.
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: the sound of a footstep
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