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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pound·al /ˈpaʊndḷ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 pound·al /ˈpaʊndḷ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pound·al n.  Physics & Mech. A unit of force based upon the pound, foot, and second, being the force which, acting on a pound avoirdupois for one second, causes it to acquire by the of that time a velocity of one foot per second. It is about equal to the weight of half an ounce, and is 13,825 dynes.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an
          acceleration of 1 foot/sec/sec to a mass of 1 pound;
          equal to 0.1382 newtons [syn: pdl]