footton

foot-ton

[foot-tuhn]
noun Physics.
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:
1865–70

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foot-ton
 
n
a unit of work or energy equal to 2240 foot-pounds

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