FPS unit | definition of FPS unit by Medical dictionary
FPS unit An obsolete absolute unit of the foot-pound-second system.
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foot-pound-sec·ond (FPS) u·nit , FPS unit , fps unit (fut'pownd-sek'ŏnd yū'nit)
An absolute unit of the foot-pound-second system.
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