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Horsepower - Measure of power (the amount of work that can be done over a given amount of time). One horsepower is defined as 33,000 foot-pounds of work in one minute. Example: Lifting 33,000 pounds one foot in one minute, or lifting 3300 pounds ten feet in one minute. Acronym: HP, hp Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)
Related Terms: Horsepower - engine | truck | trucking |
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