Meaning | A unit of measurement of physical force. |
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Narrower | dyne | A unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 cm/sec/sec to a mass of 1 gram |
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g, gee, g-force | A unit of force equal to the force exerted by gravity |

newton, N | A 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 |

pound | A unit of apothecary weight equal to 12 ounces troy |

poundal, pdl | A 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 |

sthene | A unit of force equal to 1000 newtons |

Broader | unit of measurement, unit | Any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange |
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Spanish | unidad de fuerza |
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Catalan | unitat de força |
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