foot-pound

noun
\ ˈfu̇t-ˈpau̇nd How to pronounce foot-pound (audio) \
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

1847, in the meaning defined above

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“Foot-pound.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/foot-pound. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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foot-pound

noun
\ -ˈpau̇nd How to pronounce foot-pound (audio) \
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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