foot-poundal


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foot-pound·al

 (fo͝ot′poun′dl)
n.
A unit of work equal to the work done by a force of one poundal acting through a distance of one foot in the direction of the force.

foot-poundal

n
(Units) a unit of work or energy equal to the work done when a force of one poundal moves through a distance of one foot: it is equal to 0.042 14 joule

foot′-pound′al



n.
a unit of energy equal to the energy expended by a one-pound weight accelerating at one foot per second as it moves a distance of one foot. Abbr.: ft-pdl
[1885–90]
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Noun1.foot-poundal - a unit of work equal to a force of one poundal moving through a distance of one foot
energy unit, heat unit, work unit - a unit of measurement for work