horsepower Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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horsepowernoun [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
(Definition of horsepower from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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horsepowernoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈhɔrsˌpɑʊ·ər/ (plural horsepower)
a ​unit for ​measuring the ​power of an ​engine: [C] a 170-horsepower ​engine
(Definition of horsepower from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “horsepower”
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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