Origin of foot-pound
Examples from the Web for foot-pound
The British measure of energy is the foot-pound; the metric measure is the kilogrammetre.A History of the Growth of the Steam-Engine|Robert H. Thurston
This A-G ship also must supply energy, foot-pound for foot-pound, for every foot it raises the vehicle.The Secret of the Ninth Planet|Donald Allen Wollheim
Dynam, dī′nam, n. a unit of work, a foot-pound: the resultant of all the forces acting on a body.
This in scientific works is usually referred to as the foot-pound.Perpetual Motion|Percy Verance
A foot-pound represents the amount of power required to lift one pound one foot high.The Library of Work and Play: Mechanics, Indoors and Out|Fred T. Hodgson