Definition of indicated horsepower in English:

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indicated horsepower

noun

The power produced in a reciprocating engine by the working of the cylinders.
Example sentences
  • 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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