HyperDic: force_unit

English > 1 sense of the expression force unit:
NOUNquantityforce unita unit of measurement of physical force
English > force unit: 1 sense > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA unit of measurement of physical force.
NarrowerdyneA unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 cm/sec/sec to a mass of 1 gram
g, gee, g-forceA unit of force equal to the force exerted by gravity
newton, NA unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram
pound, lbf.A nontechnical unit of force equal to the mass of 1 pound with an acceleration of free fall equal to 32 feet/sec/sec
poundA unit of apothecary weight equal to 12 ounces troy
poundal, pdlA unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 foot/sec/sec to a mass of 1 pound
pounder(used only in combination) something weighing a given number of pounds
stheneA unit of force equal to 1000 newtons
Broaderunit of measurement, unitAny division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange
Spanishunidad de fuerza
Catalanunitat de força

©2001-21 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict