poncelet definition

  • noun:
    • An obsolete French product of power, add up to the ability necessary to boost a quintal at a velocity of just one metre per second.
    • A unit of power, becoming the power obtained from an expenditure of 1 hundred kilogram-meters of power per 2nd. One poncelet equals g watts, when g is the value of the acceleration of gravity in centimeters.
    • A unit of price of expenditure of energy, comparable to 100 kilogrammeters per second.
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