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foot-ton

[foo t-tuhn] /ˈfʊtˈtʌn/
noun, Physics.
1.
a foot-pound-second unit of work or energy, equivalent to 2240 foot-pounds and equal to the energy expended in raising a ton of 2240 pounds a distance of one foot against the force of gravity.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70
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foot-ton

noun
1.
a unit of work or energy equal to 2240 foot-pounds
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