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horse powernoun [C or U]

(plural horse power) (also horsepower) uk   us   (abbreviation hp) MEASURES
a ​unit used for ​measuring the ​power of an ​engine: Horse ​powerrates the ​engineperformance of ​cars and ​even lawn mowers. With a 520 horsepower, V12 ​engine, this is the fastest ​car the ​company has ever made.
(Definition of horse power from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “horse power”
in Chinese (Simplified) 马力(引擎的功率单位)…
in Turkish beygirgücü…
in Russian лошадиная сила…
in Chinese (Traditional) 馬力(引擎的功率單位元)…
in Polish koń mechaniczny…
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