indicated horsepower

/ˌɪndəkeɪtəd ˈhɔspaʊə/ (say .induhkaytuhd 'hawspowuh)

noun
the horsepower developed by a reciprocating engine as calculated from the indicator diagram; it exceeds the brake horsepower by the power lost in the engine by friction, pumping, etc.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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