- the power supplied by human physical exertions: an ancient building constructed entirely by man power.
- a unit of power, assumed to be equal to the rate at which a person can do mechanical work, and commonly taken as 1/10 (0.1) horsepower.
- rate of work in terms of this unit.
Origin of man power
Examples from the Web for man power
Historical Examples of man power
They want India's billions and they want India's man-power for their imperialistic greed.The New World of Islam
The man-power question was at all times a most perplexing one.With the Doughboy in France
Galicia was in Russian hands, and Russian man-power was thought to be inexhaustible.A Short History of the Great War
A. F. Pollard
The man-power vehicle, par excellence, is the jinrikisha of Japan.How to Travel
Thomas W. Knox
Nevertheless, it was wearing the enemy out, as well as our own strength in man-power.Now It Can Be Told