poundal

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noun pound·al \ˈpau̇n-dəl\

Definition of poundal

  1. :  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)


First Known Use: 1879


Medical Dictionary

poundal

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noun pound·al \ˈpau̇nd-əl\

Medical Definition of poundal

  1. :  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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