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- Pound (mass): A measurement unit of mass used in the United States customary, Imperial, and other systems of measurement.
- Pound-force: A measurement unit of force which will accelerate 1 pound of mass to 9.80665 m/s2 (≈ 32.17405 ft/s2), the standard average acceleration due to gravity on Earth's surface (referred to as gn).
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- Pound sterling: The currency of the United Kingdom, its Crown dependencies (the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands) and the British Overseas Territories of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands and British Antarctic Territory, subdivided into 100 pence, with the symbol £.
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- Robert Pound: (1919-2010) American physicist whose work on the effect of gravity on light provided confirmation of Einstein's general theory of relativity and led to the development of magnetic resonance imaging.
- Ezra Pound: (1885-1972) American 20th century poet, author of The Cantos.