foot-pound-second

[ foo t-pound-sek-uh nd ]
/ ˈfʊtˈpaʊndˈsɛk ənd /

adjective Physics.

of or relating to the system of units in which the foot, pound, and second are the principal units of length, mass, and time. Abbreviation: fps, f.p.s.

Origin of foot-pound-second

First recorded in 1890–95
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British Dictionary definitions for foot-pound-second

foot-pound-second

noun

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