horsepower-hour


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to horsepower-hour: kilowatt hour

horsepower-hour

n
(Units) an fps unit of work or energy equal to the work done by 1 horsepower in 1 hour. 1 horsepower-hour is equivalent to 2.686 × 106 joules
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.horsepower-hour - a unit of work equal to the work done by one horsepower in one hour
energy unit, heat unit, work unit - a unit of measurement for work
References in periodicals archive ?
15 grams per brake horsepower-hour (g/bhp-hr) matter standard.
60 g per brake horsepower-hour (bhp-hr; a measure of emissions based on the size of the engine and how long it runs).
5 grams per horsepower-hour for oxides of nitrogen (NOx) and to 0.