The power produced in a reciprocating engine by the working of the cylinders.
- It is always less than indicated horsepower because it reflects machinery losses.
- The latter, mounted on huge rollers within the test building, was measured at 7987 indicated horsepower at a simulated 57.4 mph.
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Syllabification: in·di·cat·ed horse·pow·er
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