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foot-pound-second system

foot-pound-second system in Medicine

foot-pound-second system n.
Abbr. fps system, f.p.s. system
The British, Canadian, or U.S. system of units based on the foot, the pound, and the second as the fundamental units of length, mass, and time.

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