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horsepower

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈhɔːs.paʊər/  us   /ˈhɔːrs.paʊr/ (plural horsepower) (abbreviation hp)
a unit for measuring the power of an engine: a 100-horsepower engine
Translations of “horsepower”
in Chinese (Traditional) 馬力(引擎的功率單位元)…
in Russian лошадиная сила…
in Turkish beygirgücü…
in Chinese (Simplified) 马力(引擎的功率单位)…
in Polish koń mechaniczny…
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