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foot-pound



Pronunciation: (foot'pound'), [key]
n. Physics.
a foot-pound-second unit of work or energy, equal to the work done by a force of one pound when its point of application moves through a distance of one foot in the direction of the force. Abbr.: ft-lb

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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