Foot-pound-second meaning

fo͝ot'pound'sĕk'ənd
Of, relating to, or characteristic of the US Customary and British Imperial systems of measurement based on the foot, the pound, and the second as the fundamental units of length, mass, and time.
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Designating or of the British, Canadian, and U.S. system of measurement in which the foot, pound, and second are used as the units of length, mass, and time, respectively.
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Of or relating to a measurement system that uses the foot as a measure of distance, the pound as a measure of force, and the second as a measure of time. Abbreviations: ft-lb-s, fps, f.p.s.
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A unit of mechanical power, equal to that required to raise one pound through a distance of one foot in one second.
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