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lb.

abbr.
1. libra (ancient Roman weight)
2. pound (modern weight)
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lb

Abbreviation of pound
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lb.

abbr =libra: poundlb.
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Very well, when you dive, Ned, as many times 32 feet of water as there are above you, so many times does your body bear a pressure equal to that of the atmosphere, that is to say, 15 lb. for each square inch of its surface.
"About 6,500; and as in reality the atmospheric pressure is about 15 lb. to the square inch, your 6,500 square inches bear at this moment a pressure of 97,500 lb."
"Precisely, Ned: so that at 32 feet beneath the surface of the sea you would undergo a pressure of 97,500 lb.; at 320 feet, ten times that pressure; at 3,200 feet, a hundred times that pressure; lastly, at 32,000 feet, a thousand times that pressure would be 97,500,000 lb.--that is to say, that you would be flattened as if you had been drawn from the plates of a hydraulic machine!"
Frozen-food packaging and ice bags make up the second-largest PE food-film segment at 439.4 million lb. With a modest AAGR of 5.4%, it will reach 515.9 million lb by 2008.
Looking at North America in particular, there is an average of 319 lb. of aluminum used in light vehicles, up 16% since 2002.
1--$0.03/wet lb. increase for Airflex, Flexbond and Vinac products in the U.S.
Vulcanization Materials Accelerators 60-R lb. .36 .43 ACMO lb.
Playside T: Release under DT and seal nearest LB. Aim for inside number of LB--forcing a flatter approach to contact area.
Dimensions/Weight Block--24 x 16.9 x 12 in., 86 lb; Head--29.9 x 15.7 x 5.9 in., 49.7 lb. The block features dual balance shifts, while the head is a double overhead cam design with variable exhaust cam phasing.
Whitewater: one-person (25 lb.), $795; two-person (30 lb.), $895.
On the low-end of the range, the V8-powered truck increases its tow rating by 3,000 lb. to top out at 12,300 lb.
Size: "Sunni," 43 x 28 x 13, 100 lb; "Boorner," 45 x 18 x 22 in., 110 lb; "Merri," 45 x 20 x 25 in., 110 lb; "Rally," 46.5 x 19 x 23 in., 100 lb; "Buster," 35 x 30 x 24 in., 85 lb; "Glory," 38 x 18 x 22 in., 65 lb.