Definition of foot-pound-second system in English:

foot-pound-second system

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noun

  • A system of measurement with the foot, pound, and second as basic units.
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    • The absolute foot-pound-second system of units retains the second as the unit of time.
    • I have memories of changing from the foot-pound-second system to the centimetre-gram-second system back in the sixties, with interesting detours into the area of poundel and slugs.
    • What's the unit of mass in the foot-pound-second system?

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