indicated horsepower


noun

the horsepower of a reciprocating engine as shown by an indicator record. Abbreviation: ihp, IHP

Nearby words

  1. indican,
  2. indicanidrosis,
  3. indicant,
  4. indicanuria,
  5. indicate,
  6. indication,
  7. indicative,
  8. indicator,
  9. indicator diagram,
  10. indicator species

Origin of indicated horsepower

First recorded in 1870–75

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British Dictionary definitions for indicated horse-power

indicated horsepower

noun

the power output of a piston engine calculated from the mean effective pressure in the cylinder as derived from an indicator diagram and the speed of the engine in revolutions per minute
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