foot-poundal definition by Webster's New World
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a basic unit of energy or work in the FPS system, equal to the amount of work done by a force of one poundal acting through a distance of one foot (0.0421 joule): abbrev. ft-pdl
foot-poundal definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A unit of work equal to the work done by a force of one poundal acting through a distance of one foot in the direction of the force.