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Definition and details for poundal:
Poundal (pdl or pl) is the unit of force in the British absolute system of units, used in engineering. One poundal is the force that accelerates a mass of 1 pound at a rate of one foot per second per second. This force is equal to approximately 0.138255 newtons. Today newton, is the preferred unit of force in engineering and technical work. Poundal was invented in the 1870s by the British mathematician James Thomson.
Definition and details for ounce force:
Ounce force (ozf or oz) is a traditional unit of force, equal to the force experienced at the earth's surface by a mass of one ounce. One ounce force is equal to 1/16 pound force or about 0.278 newton. Symbol ozf is better than oz because it differs from the ounce of mass symbol.