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foot-pound

(fut'pownd),
Energy expended, or work done, in raising a mass of 1 pound a height of 1 foot vertically against gravitational force.

foot-pound

a unit for the measurement of work or energy. One foot-pound is the amount of work required to move 1 pound a distance of 1 foot in the same direction as that of the applied force.

foot-pound force

A non-SI (International System) unit of work, which is equal to the work done when one pound (force) is displaced one foot in the direction of the force, which translates to 1.356 J.

foot-pound

(fut'pownd)
Energy expended, or work done, in raising a mass of 1 pound a height of 1 foot vertically against gravitational force.

foot-pound

the amount of energy necessary to raise 1 pound of mass a distance of 1 foot.
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