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horse·pow·er

(hōrs'pow-ĕr),
A unit of power, 550 foot-pounds/sec, or 745.7 W.

horsepower

A unit of power equal to 745.7 watts or 550 foot pounds per second.
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The information officer added that the topper of district level would also be awarded with 55 horse-power tractor, while second and third position holders would get laser land leveller and automatic wheat thrasher.
Four stray cats whose amplifiers run on horse-power and whose fashion sense ranges from Billy the Kid to burlesque dancer, the reception they received from the usually muted Edinburgh crowd was not unlike the holler of a steer branded with a hot iron.
The company's product line boasts a wide range of inline, parallel, and right angle speed reducers with solid output and shaft mounted design, from the smallest sub-fractional reducer to several thousand horse-power ratings in size, Brownrigg notes.
9 horse-power car with placards and parked it outside Ladbrokes betting shop in King Street, Bedworth.
Silver planes stretch their elegant vapour trails across the skies they are destroying; we almost revere the awesome machines, each one of which uses horse-power equivalent to that of the Roman Empire every time it takes off; and (at least in most airports) we become almost deprived of individuality, members of crowds subject to incomprehensible changes of movement and direction.