indicated horsepower

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

1870–75 Unabridged
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indicated horsepower
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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