Foot-poundal meaning

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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.
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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)
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(dated) A unit of work done when by a force of one poundal moves through a distance of one foot.
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