force unit

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Noun1.force unit - a unit of measurement of physical force
unit, unit of measurement - any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange; "the dollar is the United States unit of currency"; "a unit of wheat is a bushel"; "change per unit volume"
dyne - a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 cm/sec/sec to a mass of 1 gram
newton, N - a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes
sthene - a unit of force equal to 1000 newtons
pdl, poundal - a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 foot/sec/sec to a mass of 1 pound; equal to 0.1382 newtons
lbf., pound - a nontechnical unit of force equal to the mass of 1 pound with an acceleration of free fall equal to 32 feet/sec/sec
pounder - (used only in combination) something weighing a given number of pounds; "the fisherman caught a 10-pounder"; "their linemen are all 300-pounders"
gee, g-force, g - a unit of force equal to the force exerted by gravity; used to indicate the force to which a body is subjected when it is accelerated
pound - a unit of apothecary weight equal to 12 ounces troy
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4% in 2008,' said David Braddock, from the AIHW's Labour Force Unit.
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