foot-pound


foot–pound

noun \-ˈpand\
plural foot–pounds

Definition of FOOT-POUND

:  a unit of work equal to the work done by a force of one pound acting through a distance of one foot in the direction of the force

First Known Use of FOOT-POUND

1850

foot–pound

noun \-ˈpand\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural foot–pounds

Medical Definition of FOOT–POUND

: a unit of work equal to the work done by a force of one pound acting through a distance of one foot in the direction of the force

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