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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.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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