# Pound (mass)/Related Articles

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## Parent topics

- Engineering [r]: The profession in which a knowledge of the mathematical and natural sciences gained by study, experience and practice is applied with judgment to develop ways to economically use the materials and forces of nature for the benefit of mankind.
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## Subtopics

- U.S. customary units [r]: The units of measurement that are currently used in the United States.
^{[e]} - International System of Units [r]: Metric unit system based on the metre, kilogram, second, ampere, kelvin, mole and candela.
^{[e]}- SI (A redirect)

- Foot (unit) [r]: A non-SI unit of length, equal to 0.3048 metre, and equivalent to 12 inches.
^{[e]} - Force [r]: Vector quantity that tends to produce an acceleration of a body in the direction of its application.
^{[e]} - Furlong [r]: A non-SI unit of length, equal to 201.168 metres, and equivalent to 220 yards.
^{[e]} - Gallon [r]: A non-SI measurement unit of volume used in the U.S. customary and the Imperial systems of measurement.
^{[e]} - Inch [r]: A non-SI unit of length, equal to 2.54 centimeters, and equivalent to 1/12th of a foot.
^{[e]} - Kilogram [r]: The kilogram is the basic unit of mass in the International System of Units (SI, metric system).
^{[e]} - Mass [r]: The total amount of a substance, or alternatively, the total energy of a substance.
^{[e]} - Mile [r]: A non-SI unit of length, equal to 1.609 kilometres, and equivalent to 5,280 feet.
^{[e]} - Tonne [r]: A measurement of mass equal to 1000 kg, or almost exactly the mass of one cubic metre of pure water at 3.98 °C.
^{[e]} - Weight [r]: The force with which a body is attracted to Earth or another celestial body, equal to the product of the object's mass and the acceleration of gravity.
^{[e]} - Yard [r]: A non-SI unit of length, equal to 0.9144 metre, and equivalent to 3 feet.
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