foot-poundal


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foot-pound·al

(fut'pownd-ăl),
Energy exerted, or work done, when a force of 1 poundal displaces a body 1 foot in the direction of the force; equal to about 0.01 calorie.
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foot-poundal

A non-SI (International System) unit of work in the FPS system, which is equal to a unit of force (a poundal) moved one foot in the direction of the force, which corresponds to 0.042 J.
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foot-pound·al

(fut'pownd'ăl)
Energy exerted, or work done, when a force of 1 poundal displaces a body 1 foot in the direction of the force; equal to about 0.01 calorie.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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