from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A unit of rate of expenditure of energy, equivalent to 100 kilogrammeters per second.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Physics) A unit of power, being the power obtained from an expenditure of one hundred kilogram-meters of energy per second. One poncelet equals g watts, when g is the value of the acceleration of gravity in centimeters.
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- noun An
obsolete French unitof power, equal to the power required to raise a quintalat a velocityof one metreper second.
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Named after Jean-Victor Poncelet.
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