Unit of work

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(Physics) the amount of work done by a unit force acting through a unit distance, or the amount required to lift a unit weight through a unit distance against gravitation. See Erg, Foot Pound, Kilogrammeter.

See also: Unit

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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