What does horsepower mean?

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What does horsepower mean?
Dan, Euston

Answer

**DEFINITIVE**

Answer: It was James Watt who worked out the effort supplied by a graft horse to pull a certain amount of weight in coal over a certain distance in minutes. He then said that the effort was equal to one horsepower.

 


 

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