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horse·pow·er

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

A unit of power equal to 745.7 watts or 550 foot pounds per second.
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Green concedes that the recent extension of brushless d-c motors into higher horsepower ranges also eliminates brush and commutator deterioration in conventional d-c motors, but adds that brushless d-c units still have open frames that may draw in dust.
- the only major supplier of these drives in higher horsepower ranges - to combine the best characteristics of a-c drives and brush-type d-c drives.
Fractional horsepower AC motors use two digit designations.