Meaning of “horse power” in the English Dictionary

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"horse power" in Business English

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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 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.

(Definition of “horse power” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)