poundal

noun pound·al \ ˈpau̇n-dᵊl \

Definition of poundal

: a unit of force equal to the force that would give a free mass of one pound an acceleration of one foot per second per second

Origin and Etymology of poundal

1pound + -al (as in quintal)


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poundal

noun pound·al \ ˈpau̇nd-ᵊl \

medical Definition of poundal

: a unit of force equal to the force that would give a free mass of one pound an acceleration of one foot per second per second

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