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horse power

noun [C or U] ( plural horse power) ( also horsepower)
 
 
( abbreviation hp) MEASURES
a unit used for measuring the power of an engine: Horse power rates the engine performance of cars and even lawn mowers. With a 520 horsepower, V12 engine, this is the fastest car the company has ever made.
Translations of “horse power”
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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