Foot-Pound

Foot-Pound, the name given in mechanics to the force required to raise 1 lb. through 1 foot, the unit of work.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Fools, Feast of * Foote, Samuel
Foix, Gaston III. de
Foley, John Henry
Folkestone
Fonblanque, Albany William
Fontainebleau
Fontanes, Louis, Marquis de
Fontenelle, Bernard le Bovier de
Fontenoy
Foochow
Fools, Feast of
Foot-Pound
Foote, Samuel
Forbes, Archibald
Forbes, Duncan
Forbes, Edward
Forbes, James David
Forbes, Sir John
Forbes, Sir William
Ford, John
Fordun, John of
Foreland, North and South

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Foot-Pound in Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable