horse-power definition

  • noun:
    • alternate spelling of horsepower.
    • Obsolete spelling of horse power.
    • The power of a horse or its equivalent; the rate where a horse works in drawing.
    • A unit the measurement for the price at which a prime engine works.
    • A machine for converting the extra weight or direct pull of a horse into energy beneficial in moving machinery.

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