pound-force

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pound-force

(pound′fôrs′)
n.
A unit of force equal to the weight of one pound-mass in a gravitational field of one gee, about 4.44822 newtons.
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This process was carried out 2 to 3 days prior to the consumer test, and the kiwifruit were allowed to ripen at 68[degrees]F (20[degrees]C) until they reached 2 to 3 pounds-force (1 pound-force equals 4.
After ripening to a flesh firmness of 2 to 3 pounds-force (9 to 13.
16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystems completed NASA's first test series for a 7,500 pounds-force (lbf) thrust Liquid Oxygen (LOX)/Methane Workhorse Engine.
Several factors (amount of drilling fluid, drill stem torque) prevent an exact correlation between psi and tensile pounds-force on the pipe end.
The measured boost phase thrust averaged more than 650 pounds-force at an average pressure of 1,800 psi while the sustained flight phase averaged just under 35 pounds-force at an average pressure of 800 psi.