WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
foot-pound  (fŏŏtpound),USA pronunciation n. [Physics.]
  1. Physicsa 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
  • 1840–50

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