Definition of Poundals

1. Noun. (plural of poundal) ¹

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Definition of Poundals

1. poundal [n] - See also: poundal

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Poundals

pound net
pound of flesh
pound off
pound sand
pound shop
pound sign
pound signs
pound sterling
pound the pavement
pound the table
pound up
poundals (current term)
pounds per square inch

Literary usage of Poundals

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1. Dynamics for Beginners by John Bascombe Lock (1887)
"The total work done is 2240 x ii (55 + 180} = 2240 x it x 235 foot-poundals. The work done in going a mile with uniform velocity = 28 x 32 x ..."

2. Mechanics for Beginners: Part I. by John Bascombe Lock (1891)
"6. by 7 poundals acting on 4 cwt. Find the velocity produced and the distance ... 64 poundals act for 4 seconds on a mass of 2 lbs. initially at rest; ..."

3. The Elementary Principles of Mechanics by Augustus Jay Du Bois (1895)
"poundals. The constant resistance 320 which will bring the second mass to rest ... poundals. I (7) A cannon-ball of 5000 grams is discharged with a speed of ..."

4. Mechanics: A Textbook for Engineers by James Ellsworth Boyd (1921)
"A standard pound force is 32.174 poundals. A poundal is a little less than the ... Find the force in poundals which will stop it in a space of 20 feet. ..."

5. Solutions of Examples in Elementary Hydrostatics by William Henry Besant (1893)
"(1) THE pressure on a square foot = the weight of 100 cubic feet of water = 6250 lbs. weight = 201250 poundals. The pressure on a square centimetre = the ..."

6. Examples in Physics by Daniel Evan Jones (1888)
"26-32 poundals. 58. Tension = weight of 4024-3 gm. 59. 0-i 113 ft. ... poundals, or 48 ft.-Ibs. 1O8. The initial velocity must have been 96 ft. per ..."

7. American Metrological Society Proceedings by American Metrological Society (1884)
"... UMTS OF WORK—absolute measure :— Erg, or the amount of work done by a dyne acting through a centimeter ; value in foot poundals ..."

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