# Definitions and Synonyms of *force unit* | Another word for *force unit* | What is *force unit? *

*Definition 1: a unit of measurement of physical force - [noun denoting quantity]*

*(**force unit* is a kind of ...) any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange

*force unit*is a kind of ...) any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange

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*"the dollar is the United States unit of currency"**"a unit of wheat is a bushel"**"change per unit volume"*### (... is a kind of *force unit* ) a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 cm/sec/sec to a mass of 1 gram

### (... is a kind of *force unit* ) a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes

### (... is a kind of *force unit* ) a unit of force equal to 1000 newtons

### (... is a kind of *force unit* ) 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

### (... is a kind of *force unit* ) a nontechnical unit of force equal to the mass of 1 pound with an acceleration of free fall equal to 32 feet/sec/sec

### (... is a kind of *force unit* ) (used only in combination) something weighing a given number of pounds

*"the fisherman caught a 10-pounder"**"their linemen are all 300-pounders"*### (... is a kind of *force unit* ) a unit of force equal to the force exerted by gravity; used to indicate the force to which a body is subjected when it is accelerated

### (... is a kind of *force unit* ) a unit of apothecary weight equal to 12 ounces troy

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