[poun-dl] /ˈpaʊn dl/
the foot-pound-second unit of force, equal to the force that produces an acceleration of one foot per second per second on a mass of one .
the fps unit of force; the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 foot per second per second to a mass of 1 pound. 1 poundal is equivalent to 0.1382 newton or 1.382 × 104 dynes pdl
noun 1. a rich, sweet cake made originally with approximately a pound each of butter, sugar, and flour. noun 1. a rich fruit cake originally made with a pound each of butter, sugar, and flour
noun An attractive young woman [1970s+; fr the vulgar sense of pound]
- Pound cost averaging
noun 1. (stock exchange) a method of accumulating capital by investing a fixed sum in a particular security at regular intervals, in order to achieve an average purchase price below the arithmetic average of the market prices on the purchase dates
[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 […]