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horse•pow•er



Pronunciation: (hôrs'pou"ur), [key]
n.
1. a foot-pound-second unit of power, equivalent to 550 foot-pounds per second, or 745.7 watts.
2. Informal.the capacity to achieve or produce; strength or talent: The university's history faculty is noted for its intellectual horsepower.

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