Definition of shaft horsepower in English:

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shaft horsepower

noun

[mass noun]
The power delivered to a propeller or turbine shaft.
Example sentences
  • She is propelled by steam turbines with 76,000 shaft horsepower.
  • The craft would be powered by a turbine capable of generating 1024 shaft horsepower dispersed through four gear-shaft driven propellers.
  • The C - 130J is equipped with four Allison AE2100D3 turboprop engines, each rated at 4,591 shaft horsepower.

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