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n.1.(Physics) A unit of power, being the power obtained from an expenditure of one hundred kilogram-meters of energy per second. One poncelet equals g watts, when g is the value of the acceleration of gravity in centimeters.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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