[pound-fawrs, -fohrs] /ˈpaʊndˈfɔrs, -ˈfoʊrs/ noun, Physics. 1. a foot-pound-second unit of force, equal to the force that produces an acceleration equal to the acceleration of gravity when acting on a mass of one pound. Abbreviation: lbf.
[pound] /paʊnd/ verb (used with object) 1. to strike repeatedly with great force, as with an instrument, the fist, heavy missiles, etc. 2. to produce or effect by striking or thumping, or in a manner resembling this (often followed by out): to pound out a tune on the piano. 3. to force (a way) by […]
noun 1. a push button on a telephone or key on a computer keyboard that is marked with a pound sign (#).
noun 1. a trap for catching fish, consisting of a system of nets staked upright in the water and a rectangular enclosure or pound from which escape is impossible. noun 1. a fishing trap having an arrangement of standing nets directing the fish into an enclosed net