Foot-pound



[foo t-pound] /ˈfʊtˈpaʊnd/

noun, Physics.
1.
a foot-pound-second unit of work or energy, equal to the work done by a force of one pound when its point of application moves through a distance of one foot in the direction of the force.
Abbreviation: ft-lb.
noun
1.
an fps unit of work or energy equal to the work done when a force of 1 pound moves through a distance of 1 foot ft-lb

foot-pound n.
A unit of work equal to the energy expended, or work done, in raising a mass of 1 pound a height of 1 foot against gravity.
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