16 Horsepower


16 Horsepower
16 Horsepower
David Eugene Edwards, Kopf der Band
David Eugene Edwards, Kopf der Band
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Genre(s) Alternative Country
Gründung 1992
Auflösung 2005
Letzte Besetzung
David Eugene Edwards
Jean-Yves Tola
Pascal Humbert

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  • horsepower — [hôrs′pou΄ər] n. [first adopted by WATT James] 1. the power exerted by a horse in pulling pl. horsepower 2. a basic unit of power in the FPS system, equal to the power needed to raise a weight of 550 pounds a distance of 1 foot in 1 second or a… …   English World dictionary

  • Horsepower-hour — (Einheitenzeichen: hph) ist eine im SI nicht zulässige Maßeinheit der Energie. Sie bezeichnet bildhaft gesprochen die Arbeit, die ein Pferd in einer Stunde zu vollbringen fähig ist (die Leistung eines Pferdes über die Zeitdauer von einer Stunde… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Horsepower hour — (Einheitenzeichen: hph) ist eine im SI nicht zulässige Maßeinheit der Energie. Sie bezeichnet bildhaft gesprochen die Arbeit, die ein Pferd in einer Stunde zu vollbringen fähig ist (die Leistung eines Pferdes über die Zeitdauer von einer Stunde… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • horsepower — horse‧pow‧er [ˈhɔːsˌpaʊə ǁ ˈhɔːrsˌpaʊr] written abbreviation hp noun [countable, uncountable] a unit for measuring the power of an engine: • The test vehicle s horsepower was increased by 11% …   Financial and business terms

  • Horsepower-Hour —   [ hɔːspaʊə aʊə], Einheitenzeichen hph oder hp.hr, in Großbritannien und in den USA gebräuchliche Einheit der Energie (Arbeit), 1 hph = 2,6841 · 106 J …   Universal-Lexikon

  • horsepower — 1806, from HORSE (Cf. horse) + POWER (Cf. power); established by Watt as the power needed to lift 33,000 pounds one foot in one minute, which is actually about 1.5 times the power of a strong horse …   Etymology dictionary

  • horsepower — ► NOUN (pl. same) ▪ an imperial unit of power equal to 550 foot pounds per second (about 750 watts), especially as a measurement of engine power …   English terms dictionary

  • horsepower-hour — [hôrs′pou΄ərour΄] n. a unit of work equal to 1,980,000 foot pounds …   English World dictionary

  • Horsepower — hp redirects here. For other uses, see HP (disambiguation). Horsepower (HP) is the name of several units of measurement of power. The most common definitions equal between 735.5 and 750 watts.[1] Horsepower was originally defined to compare the… …   Wikipedia

  • horsepower — /hawrs pow euhr/, n. 1. a foot pound second unit of power, equivalent to 550 foot pounds per second, or 745.7 watts. 2. Informal. the capacity to achieve or produce; strength or talent: The university s history faculty is noted for its… …   Universalium

  • horsepower — (HP) A measurement of the engine s ability to perform work. One horsepower is defined as the ability to lift 33,000 pounds one foot in one minute. To find horsepower, the total rate of work in foot pounds accomplished is divided by 33,000. If a… …   Dictionary of automotive terms


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