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The pound of force or pound-force (symbol: lbf, sometimes lbf,) is a unit of force used in some systems of measurement, including English Engineering units[lower-alpha 1] and the foot–pound–second system.
Earth's gravitational pull on a one-pound mass
|Unit system||English Engineering units, British Gravitational System|
|1 lbf in ...||... is equal to ...|
|SI units||4.448222 N|
|CGS units||444,822.2 dyn|
|Absolute English System||32.17405 pdl|
Pound-force should not be confused with pound-mass (lb), often simply called pound, which is a unit of mass, nor should these be confused with foot-pound (ft⋅lbf), a unit of energy, or pound-foot (lbf⋅ft), a unit of torque.