rated horsepower

noun

Definition of rated horsepower

: the maximum power an airplane engine can develop without failure when operated continuously or for a specified long period under specified conditions

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“Rated horsepower.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rated%20horsepower. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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