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indicated horsepower

noun
1.
the horsepower of a reciprocating engine as shown by an indicator record.
Abbreviation: ihp, IHP.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75
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indicated horsepower

noun
1.
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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