foot-pound-second

adjective

Definition of foot-pound-second

: being or relating to a system of units based upon the foot as the unit of length, the pound as the unit of weight, and the second as the unit of time abbreviation fps

First Known Use of foot-pound-second

1877, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of foot-pound-second was in 1877

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“Foot-pound-second.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/foot-pound-second. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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foot-pound-second

adjective
\ ˌfu̇t-ˌpau̇nd-ˈsek-ənd How to pronounce foot-pound-second (audio) \

Medical Definition of foot-pound-second

: being or relating to a system of units based upon the foot as the unit of length, the pound as the unit of weight or mass, and the second as the unit of time abbreviation fps

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