foot-pound

noun \ ˈfu̇t-ˈpau̇nd \

Definition of foot-pound

plural foot-pounds
: 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

1847


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foot-pound

noun \ -ˈpau̇nd \

medical Definition of foot-pound

plural foot-pounds
: 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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