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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.
Instead of focusing on speed and horse-power, the designers at Los Alamos attended to efficiency and power usage.
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.
The package includes the GE LM2500, rated at 28,000 horse-power, and two MTU diesel engines with a total output of 9600 horse-power.
Thus, the last two steps approximate the motor horse-power requirement and the physical capacity of the machine by simply multiplying the energy requirement by the tonnage and then selecting the appropriate size machine in terms of cycle time.