# Pound-force

The

**pound-force** is a

unit of

force or

weight (properly abbreviated "lbf"). The pound-force is equal to a mass of one

pound multiplied by the standard acceleration of

gravity (which is defined as exactly 9.80665

m/

s^{2}, or exactly 196133/6096 feet/

s^{2}, or approximately 32.17405

feet/s

^{2}).

In SI units, a pound-force is equal to exactly 4.4482216152605 newtons.